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Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation

Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
U.S. News: Good News, Bad News on Levodopa for Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The most potent drug available for Parkinson's, levodopa, treats symptoms of the disease, but does not ease or increase its still-mysterious underlying causes, a new clinical trial has concluded. Dr. Michael S. Okun, Parkinson’s Foundation national medical director, is quoted.

Inside Philanthropy: How Are Funders Stepping Up in the Fight Against Still-Untreatable Neurodegenerative Diseases? Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Organizations and non-profits funded millions of dollars in neurogenerative disease research in 2018. The Parkinson’s Foundation is highlighted for its $6.2 million research grant investment.

Telemundo: La Importancia De Detectar A Tiempo El Parkinson Friday, January 4, 2019

Telemundo show Al Rojo Vivo interviews Adolfo Diaz, Parkinson’s Foundation Senior Director of Patient Services, about Foundation resources and Parkinson’s disease, along with Guido and Marina Hernandez who speak about how they utilize local exercise classes (Foundation community grant recipients) and live with Parkinson’s.

Acorda Therapeutics Announces FDA Approval of INBRIJA™ (levodopa inhalation powder) Thursday, December 27, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for intermittent treatment of “off” periods in people with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa.

HPR: Parkinson’s Foundation Caregiver Support Summit Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Returning HPR guest writer John L. Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation CEO, discusses the commitment and efforts of the Parkinson’s Foundation in advancing training of neurologists who specialize in PD.  

Parkinson's News Today: Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Meeting on Medical Marijuana Patient Use Friday, December 7, 2018

With the goal of establishing a consensus on medical marijuana use by Parkinson’s patients — which a recent survey co-sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation put at 80 percent — the group will host its first conference focused on this compound and the disease.

George H. W. Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94 Saturday, December 1, 2018

MIAMI and NEW YORK — Today we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of former President George H. W. Bush. He passed away at age 94, having lived with vascular parkinsonism for several years. Parkinson's Gene Therapy Wires New Brain Circuits Wednesday, November 28, 2018

An experimental gene therapy for Parkinson's seems to work by rewiring key areas of the brain, a new study finds. Michael S. Okun, MD, Parkinson’s Foundation national medical director is quoted.

Miami Herald: Giving Parkinson’s Caregivers Help Thursday, November 22, 2018

In his op-ed, CEO John Lehr writes about how the Foundation is here to support the tough role caregivers have and invites caregivers to the Caregiver Summit/Cumbre Para Cuidadores.

SamaritanMag: Bruce Springsteen-Connected Light of Day Foundation Hosting 28 Events In Europe, New York, New Jersey For Parkinson's Research Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation is hosting a free bilingual summit for those who attend to the daily needs of people with PD. The all-day event will be held December 1 in Phoenix, AZ, and will be broadcast online in English and Spanish nationwide. 


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