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Share your priorities for research by Thursday, April 30. Scientists will study two of them!


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2x Your Gift

When you donate this April, the Light of Day Foundation will double your donation for up to $150,000!

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You Can Make a Difference!

Find tips and tools for raising awareness this April.


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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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The Effects of Exercise on PD

Kristen Pickett, Ph.D., PDF-funded researcher from the University of Wisconsin, Madison reports on her study of exercise and the PD brain.

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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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PD ExpertBriefing: Maximizing PD Medications

Tuesday, April 28 (Online)

How can people living with PD, their care partners and health teams maximize medications to ease symptoms and improve everyday life? Find tips by joining a one-hour online seminar led by PDF and Connie Marras, M.D., Ph.D., of Toronto Western Hospital, Canada.

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Read the First Issue of npj Parkinson’s Disease: New Scientific Journal from PDF and Nature Publishing Group

April 20, 2015

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of npj Parkinson’s disease, a new scientific journal sharing the latest in Parkinson’s disease research. The journal is result of a partnership, first announced in November, between the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and Nature Publishing Group (NPG).

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