Press Releases

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 —

Parkinson’s Foundation staff presents ten groundbreaking research programs at the conference in Kyoto, Japan

Partnership with The Medical University of South Carolina

NEW YORK & MIAMI — MAY 8, 2019 — The Parkinson’s Foundation announced the appointment of Ponder Harrison, senior advisor at Comvest Partners and Franklin Resources’ Industrial Technology Fund, to its board of directors.

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