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Parkinson's News Today: 9 Organizations That Support Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Their Families
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.
People who have had their appendix removed are 20% less likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a new analysis of more than 1 million people in Sweden.
A new gene therapy might help improve motor symptoms in people with PD who are not responding to other therapies, a study has found. Dr. Alessandro Di Rocco and Parkinson's Foundation chief scientific officer James Beck, PhD, are quoted.
The Parkinson's Foundation and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) recently hosted a plaque unveiling ceremony to officially commemorate the university as a Center of Excellence.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins announced they developed an experimental drug that’s been shown to slow the progression of Parkinson's and its symptoms in mice. Parkinson’s Foundation dedication to PD research is mentioned.
Parkinson's Foundation CEO John Lehr talks about the neurological disorder affecting about 30,000 adults in Illinois and Moving Day.
Sean Kramer, Parkinson’s Foundation Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, joins Dr. Vanessa Hinson from the newly designated Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence Medical University of South Carolina on ABC News 4 to discuss Parkinson’s, expert care, Moving Day and ways to get involved with the Foundation.
An analysis found that people with PD are no more likely to report being in a crash but are more likely to fail simulator driving tests or on-road driving assessments. Senior study author Ergun Y. Uc, MD, is the director of the Division of Movement Disorders at the University of Iowa, a Center of Excellence.
Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45. John Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation CEO and President is quoted throughout.
The Parkinson's Foundation is hosting Moving Day Rochester October 7. An annual event helping raise money and awareness for the fight against Parkinson's.