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Ending Parkinson's

PDF is increasing investment in research, health care and patient leaders, then mobilizing them to work together toward the cure.

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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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A New Home for Parkinson's Science

An open access journal, enabling professionals and people with PD to access the latest research.

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Women and PD

Our Women and PD Initiative has launched with 25 women living with Parkinson's.

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Slowing PD

PDF-funded scientist-clinician Oren Levy, M.D., Ph.D., wants to slow Parkinson's and he has already found some clues.

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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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TED Talk: Four Powerful Poems About Parkinson’s and Growing Older from PDF's Robin Morgan

September 28, 2015

"As a poet, I began working with this subject matter, finding it tragic, hilarious, sometimes even joyful. I do not feel diminished by Parkinson’s, I feel distilled by it.” Hear more in Robin Morgan's TED Talk, '4 Powerful Poems on Parkinson's and Growing Older,' in which she mentions her role in launching PDF's Women and PD Initiative.

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PD ExpertBriefing: Cognitive Issues: Advice for Parkinson's Care Partners

Tuesday, November 10 (Online)

During the progression of the disease, people with Parkinson’s may experience a variety of cognitive changes. How can care partners help their loved ones with Parkinson’s disease to cope with such changes? Find tips by joining a one­-hour online seminar led by PDF and Rebecca Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center and NYU Langone Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center.

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Community Events

Friday, October 9, 2015, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PMPAR e3 Conference - Educate, Empower, Energize (CO)
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