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Science + PD

Seeking innovators in research, health care and technology to identify the trends that will end Parkinson's disease.

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A Protein and Parkinson's

PDF investment is helping us to understand alpha-synuclein, considered ďsmoking gunĒ in PD.

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Parkinson's Journal

Learn about our new journal published in partnership with Nature Publishing Group.

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2017 Calendar

Order a free copy. Get inspired by the artwork of 13 people who live with Parkinson's.

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Are Nanoparticles the Future of PD Drug Delivery?

PDF-funded researcher James Dahlman Ph.D., of the Georgia Institute of Technology is looking for ways to deliver genetic therapies for PD using tiny chemical structures called nanoparticles.

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What's New in Research?

What's new in PD research and treatment? In this report, James Beck, Ph.D., VP, Scientific Affairs discusses recent trends and discoveries.

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Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with Parkinson’s

Tuesday, March 7 (Online)

There are many things a person can do early on to take charge and set a strong foundation for a journey with Parkinson's disease. Learn more by joining a one-hour PDF online seminar led by Suketu Khandhar, M.D., Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Movement Disorders Program, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center.

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Community Events

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMMoving Dayģ Tampa (FL)
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Parkinson’s Foundation Appoints John L. Lehr as Chief Executive Officer

January 10, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Parkinson’s Foundation today announced its selection of John L. Lehr, a noted nonprofit leader, as chief executive officer. The hiring follows the recent merger of two Parkinson’s nonprofits with rich histories: National Parkinson Foundation, headquartered in Miami, and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, headquartered in New York. Lehr brings to the Parkinson’s Foundation more than two decades of nonprofit fundraising and management experience.

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