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Thursday, March 1, 2018
Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation Awarding 53 Grants Worth $6.2M to Advance Research and Disease Understanding Monday, August 20, 2018

The Foundation is investing $6.5 million across 53 research grants.

360 Dx: Breath Test for Parkinson's in the Works by Israeli Researchers Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Researchers at Technion Israel Institute of Technology are developing a breath test that will eventually become a commercial diagnostic test for the early detection of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.

The Doctor’s Channel: Parkinson’s Disease Prevalence by State Monday, August 6, 2018

James Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, is interviewed on The Doctor’s Channel about the Prevalence Project.

Neurology Advisor: Parkinson Disease Prevalence Severely Underestimated: Parkinson's Foundation Prevalence Project Monday, August 6, 2018

Byline about the Prevalence Project by Jim Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer.

Buffalo News: A New Prescription for Parkinson's Patients: Hula, Flamenco and Tap-Dancing Thursday, August 2, 2018

Cynthia Cadwell Pegado — a dance instructor who teaches a PD dance class that received grant funding from the Parkinson’s Foundation — led her weekly class on the local boardwalk to celebrate National Dance Day. Chris Jamele, Parkinson's Foundation Western New York executive director is quoted.

Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation’s Centers of Excellence Expands Network Monday, August 6, 2018

Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45.

New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Michael S. Okun, MD, speaks about actor Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s and discusses Parkinson’s symptoms and treatment.

AARP: Alan Alda Diagnosed with Parkinson's Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Actor Alan Alda, 82, best known for his role in M*A*S*H, revealed that he has Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in the article. “You can live a full and productive life with the disease,” Lehr said.

The Post and Courier: MUSC recognized for providing quality care to Parkinson’s patients Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the Medical University of South Carolina will become part of its Center of Excellence global network.

Business 2 Community: 15 Brands with a Visual Identity That Perfectly Captures Their Personality Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Business 2 Community rounded their team’s favorite brands to show the best real-life examples of a visual identity at work. The Parkinson’s Foundation is the only non-profit highlighted.


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