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Richard: My Stake in the Cure

Hear from Richard about why working with PDF to end Parkinson's is so important.

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Penn: My Stake in the Cure

Hear from Penn, member of the PDF Board, about his stake in the cure ó his late father.

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Connie: A Scientist's Stake in the Cure

It is critical to train the next generation of scientists.

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Linking Genes in Latin America

Six year ago, Drs. Mata and Zabetian created the Latin American Research Consortium on the Genetics of PD.

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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 Evidence Links a Gene to Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s

December 4, 2014

People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who carry a gene variant known as APOE ε4 may be more likely than others to develop difficulties with memory, attention, decision-making and language, according to a new study. The report appears in the September 1 online edition of JAMA Neurology

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PD ExpertBriefing: The Effects of Exercise on Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (Online)

Can exercise benefit people living with Parkinson's disease? How do different types of exercise affect the brain and symptoms of PD? Learn more about this important issue by joining a one-hour online seminar led by Margaret Schenkman, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A., of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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