I’ve only recently learned that although African Americans are less likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s, they are more likely to experience delays in diagnosis. This is especially true for African American men.
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PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson's Disease
This Parkinson's Foundation initiative offers genetic testing and counseling at no cost for people with Parkinson's disease (PD). When you participate, you can help scientists in their journey to better understand how Parkinson's works, leading to new, more effective therapies.
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Simone Charitable Foundation Grant
The Parkinson’s Foundation has received a grant of nearly $800,000 from the Pat Simone Charitable Foundation, Inc. to fund research at Barrow Neurological Institute, which includes the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center. The grant aims to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Arizona by funding promising scientists conducting innovative research and increasing local participation in PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease.