New designation aims to expand access to high-quality Parkinson’s disease care nationwide
Grants totaling $1 million will support community-based exercise, newly diagnosed and mental health programs
MIAMI & NEW YORK – September 30, 2021 – Today, the Parkinson’s Foundation announced the Fall 2021 event lineup for Moving Day, a Walk for Parkinson’s. Moving Day is the Foundation’s signature fundraising event and a movement for more awareness, funding and a better understanding of Parkinson's disease (PD).
The Parkinson’s Foundation mourns the loss of emeritus board member, E. Richard Alhadeff, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1999. From 2000 to 2016, he was a member of the Foundation’s board of directors, served as vice chair and provided invaluable legal guidance in his role on the emeritus board.
MIAMI & NEW YORK – September 22, 2021 – The Parkinson’s Foundation presented six scientific posters highlighting research, care and education at the MDS Virtual Congress 2021 hosted by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society.
Reach Further aims to expand community reach while advancing research toward a cure
MIAMI & NEW YORK – August 25, 2021 – Today, the Parkinson’s Foundation announced an investment of $4.3 million in 29 grants to accelerate cutting-edge Parkinson’s disease (PD) research, in addition to the $10 million spend announced earlier this year.
NEW YORK & MIAMI – July 27, 2021 – The Parkinson’s Foundation has appointed four new members to its People with Parkinson’s Council. The council consists of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and care partners who continue to ensure that the perspective of people living with Parkinson’s is included across all Foundation programs and priorities.
NEW YORK & MIAMI – July 22, 2021– The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced the recipients of more than $2.2 million in community grants for Parkinson’s programs across the country. Community grants support local health, wellness and educational programs that address unmet needs in the Parkinson’s community.
NEW YORK & MIAMI – July 1, 2021 – The Parkinson’s Foundation appointed two individuals to its Board of Directors, Janis Miyasaki, MD, Professor of Neurology and Medicine at the University of Alberta, and Adam Wolfberg, Managing Partner at Longview Alpha Partners and Management Team Member at Hurricane Capital.