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Unmet Needs

We are opening $500,000 in grant funding, urging scientists to key unmet needs in the Parkinson's community.

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Our Team

Let's #EndParkinsons with a team of leaders in research, health care and the patient community.

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We Need You

People with Parkinson's are key partners in our work to solve, treat and end the disease.

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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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Community Choice Results

We are investing $40,000 for experts to study two symptoms identified by the community as priority for Parkinson's research: dystonia and cognition. 

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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.


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PDF Champions: Going to the Sky for Parkinson's

July 2016 (Western US)

On Tuesday, July 26, Stan Fenn landed in Osh Kosh, WI for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

This 72-year-old pilot living with Parkinson's hit a major goal on his trip landing in each state west of the Mississippi to raise awareness of the disease and funds for PDF. See his television interview below to learn more.

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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces $4 Million in Research Investments to Solve, Treat and End Parkinson's Disease

June 9, 2016

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $4 million in research investments to solve, treat and end Parkinson's disease. The newest awards, which include increased support for early-career scientists, reflect PDF's urgency for advancing the care and cure for the one million Americans living with Parkinson's disease.

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