New Evidence that the Immune System Can Be Activated in Parkinson’s
June 21, 2017

A new study funded in part by the Parkinson’s Foundation shows how the loss of brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease (PD) could, in part, result from an attack by a person’s own immune system.  Furthermore, the researchers link this attack to alpha-synuclein – the protein that forms toxic clumps in the brain cells of people with PD.  The results appear in the June 21 online edition of Nature.

September 17, 2017

PDF Champion Amanda Marks will run the Philadelphia Half Marathon in honor of her pop-pop who lives with Parkinson’s.

Will you go the distance for Parkinson's? We are excited to offer a limited quantity of entries in the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.