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PDF Research

We are funding $5.1 million in research to solve, treat and end Parkinson's.


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Pre-Order a Calendar

Your free copy of the Creativity & Parkinson's Calendar will arrive by October.


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Put It to Use for Parkinson's

... by joining our inspiring PDF Champions.


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Improving Nursing Care in Parkinson's

Our program is training nursing faculty who are preparing the next generation of nurses.

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Meet a Research Dream Team

“By working closely with researchers, we have learned how dedicated they are to finding a cure and treatments for PD.”
Libbe & Kim Erickson

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Your Donations Make a Difference

Your support makes the research of Dr. Hess and Dr. Earhart possible, allowing us to learn about the role of genetics and the potential of exercise in Parkinson's.


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New Deep Brain Stimulation Device Holds Promise for Better Therapy

July 12, 2015

A new technique for delivering deep brain stimulation (DBS) may provide a way to individualize this therapy, and lessen side effects, for some people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). A study published in the July edition of Lancet Neurology found that the technique, which can deliver more focused electrical stimulation at higher levels, safely improved PD symptoms.

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PDF Champions: Shake, Rattle and Roll Golf Tournament

Saturday, September 5 (Sandpoint, ID)

Join A.C. Woolnough, a member of the PDF People with Parkinson's Advisory Council, for 18 holes of golf benefitting our research programs.

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