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The Lancet United States of Health Blog: Raising awareness to end Parkinson’s Tuesday, April 11, 2017

John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson's Foundation, and Allison Willis, M.D., M.S., a Parkinson’s disease specialist and assistant professor of neurology and biostatistics in epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania, about a new initiative to close the gap in sex-based disparities.

Abbvie: Uniting for Parkinson's on the 200th Anniversary of the Disease Friday, April 7, 2017

Leading PD non-profits share their Awareness Month plans and what they want others to know about Parkinson’s. Leilani Pearl, the Foundation’s vice president of marketing and communications, is quoted.

NPR: FDA Approves Marketing Of Consumer Genetic Tests For Some Conditions Friday, April 7, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in regards to the FDA’s recent approval to allow 23andMe to market genetic health risk tests.

MedCity News: FDA Allows 23andme To Reintroduce 10 Genetic Health Risk Reports For Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, And More Thursday, April 6, 2017

23andMe announced it’s recent FDA authorization to market its Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests for 10 hereditary disorders. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted.

New York Times: F.D.A. Will Allow 23andMe to Sell Genetic Tests for Disease Risk to Consumers Thursday, April 6, 2017

For the first time, the FDA is allowing a company to sell genetic tests for disease risk directly to consumers. The test will provide the likelihood that people could develop conditions like Parkinson’s. Jim Beck, Parkinson’s Foundation chief scientific officer is quoted.

NASDAQ: Parkinson’s Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr rang the opening bell in honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month along with Vice Chair Howard Morgan, board members and staff.

Baltimore Sun: Johns Hopkins Secretary Helps Students, Faculty See Parkinson's Disease From Patient's Perspective Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Julie Bullock seeks treatment and raises funds for the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Center of Excellence. She also works at the University, teaching staff and students about PD.

WebMd: Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's Risk Thursday, March 30, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation Medical Director Dr. Okun weighs in on a recent Parkinson’s and hepatitis study.

KARE11 NBC: Buy Dave's Ties And Raise Funds For The National Parkinson Foundation Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NPF division’s Minnesota chapter and local NBC news host Dave Schwartz paired up to raise money for Parkinson’s Awareness month in a unique way.

KCTV5: Making A Difference For Those With Parkinson's Disease Monday, March 27, 2017

NPF division’s Heartland chapter board member Denise Franklin talks about early warning signs, our Aware in Care hospitalization kit and Moving Day® Kansas City.

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