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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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PDF Mourns the Passing of Oliver Sacks, M.D.

August 30, 2015

PDF mourns the loss of neurologist and friend, Oliver Sacks, M.D., who passed away on August 30th. Dr. Sacks, well-known as the author of Awakenings, which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Robert De Niro and Robin Williams, was the 2008 recipient of PDF's Isobel Robins Konecky Creativity Award.

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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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Community Events

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PMPDF at Sunflower Revolution Symposium (FL)
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 8:30 AM - 1:45 PMPAC PD Symposium: Caring for Parkinson's - Caring for You (NC)
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