Press Releases

MIAMI & NEW YORK – September 26, 2019 – The Parkinson’s Foundation presented six new research study posters at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders® in Nice, France on September 22 – 26, 2019. Researchers and health professionals met to discuss the latest research, treatments and best care practices in the Parkinson’s disease (PD) field at the annual conference.

Parkinson’s Foundation Invests $4.2 Million in Research Grants
Total research investment reaches $12.2 million in 2019

Advocates from the Parkinson’s Community Unite on Capitol Hill to Urge for Critical Research Funding

2019 Parkinson’s Policy Forum Co-Sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Parkinson’s Foundation Announces Six New Members of People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council

Parkinson’s Foundation Designates Three New Centers of Excellence in Parkinson’s Care
Global Network Expands to 48 Parkinson’s Centers

Parkinson’s Foundation Grants $8 Million to Further Parkinson’s Research
Four Parkinson’s Research Centers Named in the U.S.

NEW YORK & MIAMI — July 16, 2019 — The Parkinson’s Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease, a first-of-its-kind national initiative that offers free genetic testing for clinically relevant Parkinson’s-related genes and free genetic counseling to help participants better understand

Today Merck announced the decision to discontinue supplying the continuous release (CR) formulation of SINEMET® in the U.S. Sinemet® is the brand name formulation of carbidopa/levodopa. SINEMET CR will continue to be available until the current inventory is depleted.

NEW YORK & MIAMI — July 8, 2019 — The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced that it has awarded its second Parkinson’s Foundation Nurse Faculty Award to three nurses, totaling $30,000. The nurses, all graduates of the Edmond J.

— Total Cost of Parkinson’s Disease to Individuals, Families and the U.S. Government Nearly $52 Billion Each Year —

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