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.Learn More
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.
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.
PDF Women & PD: Sexuality and Intimacy After Parkinson's: A Guide for Women
Sunday, February 5 (Los Angeles, CA)
Join an educational and inspirational program for women living with Parkinson's. It is hosted by volunteer PDF Advocates as part of PDF's Women and PD Initiative, which is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women living with PD.
This program will cover topics relevant to women's lives including sexuality and intimacy. Keynote speaker will be Beth Leedman, Ph.D., Sex Therapist.