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One million

people in the U.S. are living with Parkinson’s

60,000

Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year

Ten million

people worldwide are living with Parkinson's

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Parkinson’s Foundation Announces Fall Moving Day Walks

MIAMI & NEW YORK (September 13, 2022) – The Parkinson’s Foundation announced the Fall 2022 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).

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In The News

A new algorithm could spot Parkinson’s early. Will it help?

Washington Post

Researchers from MIT have created an AI tool that can predict Parkinson’s in patients earlier than humans by analyzing a person’s breathing pattern. James Beck, PhD, chief scientific officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation, provides commentary on the study, noting that this tool is simply one of many ways scientists are racing to better detect and track PD.

In The News

Parkinson’s Foundation, Parkinson’s UK Partner to Support Research

Parkinson’s News Today

The Parkinson’s Foundation and Parkinson’s UK have joined in an international partnership to accelerate the development of therapies for PD. The Parkinson’s Foundation will invest at least $3 million over the next three years in Parkinson’s Virtual Biotech, the treatment development arm of Parkinson’s UK.

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