New York and Miami, August 1, 2016—The Boards of Directors of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) announced today that they have finalized the merger of the two non-profit organizations. The organization will operate as the Parkinson's Foundation with offices in New York City and Miami.
New Awards Fund Translational Patient-Driven Research Projects
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to welcome 20 people with Parkinson's disease and care partners to its national research advocacy network. These individuals join more than 325 patient leaders who are helping PDF solve, treat and end Parkinson's disease.
MIAMI — The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is proud to announce that the 2015 fall walk season of Moving Day®, A Walk for Parkinson’s, has funded nearly $300,000 in mission services to make life better for people living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers in six communities.
A multi-center, randomized controlled trial to assess whether the use of continuous objective measurement of changes in mobility in patients with Parkinson’s disease can improve physician treatment decisions and patient outcomes.
The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and Honor home care announced today a collaborative partnership to bring personalized care in the home to people diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Honor will license the NPF’s proprietary care guidance.
Latest Data Point To Improve Patient Care Through Precision Treatment
Recently, two Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) volunteers helped guide $16 million in government funding for Parkinson’s disease (PD) research.
This spring, Sam Erwin, M.S., M.A., of West Des Moines, IA, and Paul Zimmet, D.D.S., of Reston, VA – both PDF Research Advocates, people living with PD and US Army Veterans – served as consumer reviewers of research funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD).