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The Parkinson’s Foundation mourns the loss of Robert Burke, MD, professor of Neurology at Columbia University, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence. He was a former member of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) Scientific Advisory Board and led the PDF Research Center at Columbia.

Today we mourn the loss of two prominent figures in the history of the Parkinson's Foundation: Harold P. Kravitz, Esq. and his daughter, the Honorable Shelley J. Kravitz.

Largest Clinical Study Tracking Parkinson’s Patients Over Time Shows Women with Parkinson’s Have Fewer Caregiving Resources than Men with Parkinson’s

Six Awards Foster Patient-Driven Parkinson’s Research

Rev. Jesse Jackson’s announcement today that he has been living with Parkinson’s Disease since 2015 further proves that receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson's is not a death sentence. There are many ways that people living with Parkinson's can control the symptoms of the disease with exercise and physical therapy to help maintain mobility and balance.

On 11/20/17, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it is discontinuing the tozadenant clinical trial. They concluded that they could not be confident that weekly white blood cell count screening would sufficiently ensure patient safety.

NEW YORK & MIAMI — The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced the election of Marcia Mondavi Borger to its Board of Directors.

Parkinson’s Foundation Establishes ‘Dr. Melvin Yahr Research Award’ to Fund Neurology Fellows, Promote Leadership Diversity in Parkinson’s Research

Peter Goldman and Joshua Raskin Join Board of Directors

NEW YORK & MIAMI — The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced the election of Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman and New York financial analyst Joshua Raskin to its Board of Directors.

NEW YORK and MIAMI /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the launch of its new brand and website following the recent merger of two legacy organizations – National Parkinson Foundation and Parkinson's Disease Foundation – as part of its mission to

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