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MIAMI & NEW YORK – September 15, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation presented nine posters with key findings in research, care and education at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders which took place online from September 12 to 16.

Partnership Will Make Kizik’s Hands-Free Easy-On-And-Off Shoes More Available to Those Living With Parkinson’s Disease

MIAMI & NEW YORK – August 25, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced expanded virtual programs to support the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fall Moving Day events, the Foundation’s signature fundraising walk event will take place online in 18 cities across the country.

Funds awarded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Grants support Parkinson’s disease researchers in all phases of research and discovery

NEW YORK & MIAMI – August 4, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced the recipients of more than $1.5 million in community grants for Parkinson’s disease (PD) programs. Community grants support local health, wellness and educational programs that address unmet needs in the Parkinson’s community.

Living with ParkinsonMIAMI AND NEW YORK – July 30, 2020 – Worldwide, there are more than 10 million people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).

NEW YORK & MIAMI — July 30, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation has appointed five new members to its People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council.

NEW YORK & MIAMI – July 9, 2020 – The Parkinson’s Foundation appointed two members to its Board of Directors, Christina Weaver Jackson, AV/VR Policy Manager at Facebook, and Travis Scott Howe, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Operations and Strategy at The Walt Disney Company.

Preliminary results include two discoveries that are advancing Parkinson’s research

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