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We are committed to bringing awareness to the latest Parkinson’s disease (PD) news, research and resources. Browse and share our latest stories below or get the latest statistics, request an expert or download more information from our media kit.

One million

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


people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year

Ten million

people worldwide are living with Parkinson's

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We are your trusted resource for the latest Parkinson’s disease news, statistics, research, expert commentary and more. If you are a member of the media working on a story regarding PD, please contact Melissa Nobles Gonzalez, Public Relations Manager, at 305-537-9134 or

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What is Parkinson’s disease—and why is it so hard to diagnose?

National Geographic
July 10, 2024

The cause of the neurological disorder—marked by uncontrollable movements—remains elusive. Yet experts say we may be entering the golden years of Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. James Beck, PhD, is quoted for his expertise, discussing PD research milestones and the challenges ahead.

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How Is Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosed?

July 9, 2024

Editor-at-Large Jeffrey Kluger speaks with Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Advisor, Dr. Micheal Okun, for an exclusive interview about all things Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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President Biden Signs National Plan to End Parkinson's Act into Law

July 2, 2024

BREAKING NEWS: President Joe Biden has signed the National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act into law. This is the first-ever federal legislation dedicated to ending Parkinson’s disease (PD). Find out more about how this major milestone announcement has the potential to shape the lives of the one million Americans living with PD on our blog.

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