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What are PDF’s Clinical Research Learning Institute graduates up to? They are working across the US for the development of new treatments and a cure.

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You can contribute to the development of new treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s.

How?  

 

Apply to Clinical Research Learning Institute by Friday, August 27

PDF invites you to apply for a spot at this year’s Clinical Research Learning Institute, a three-day program that trains people living with Parkinson’s to serve as clinical research advocates.

Thursday, October 21 – Saturday, October 23
Florham Park, NJ
Applications Due: Friday, August 27 (enrollment is limited)

The Learning Institute offers educational sessions and workshops that will prepare graduates to:

  • Educate their communities about clinical study participation
  • Work with industry and academia to ensure the voices of people living with Parkinson’s are heard
  • Serve as formal representatives on clinical research review and advisory boards (e.g., Institutional Review Boards and Data Safety Monitoring Boards)
  • Work with PDF and other graduates on an ongoing basis to further Parkinson’s research

To be eligible, an applicant must be a person with Parkinson’s disease, living in either the US or Puerto Rico.  For those who are selected to attend the Learning Institute, all expenses (registration, travel, hotel, accommodation, meals, etc.) will be covered by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

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For more information about the Learning Institute, please contact PDF at info@pdf.org or call (800)  457-6676.

 

Spread the Word

PDF is inviting people with Parkinson’s to apply for the Third Annual Clinical Research Learning Institute, a three-day program that trains participants to contribute to the development of new treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s.  Applications are due by Friday, August 27.

Are you caring for people living with Parkinson’s as doctor, health professional or servie care provider?  Please help us to spread the word about this opportunity.  What can you do?

For more information about the Learning Institute, please contact PDF at info@pdf.org or call (800)  457-6676.


Questions?

If you have questions about Parkinson’s disease, our information specialists are available to help.  Call (800) 457-6676 to speak with them or browse their answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions.


Other Resources for Health Professionals

Do you care for people living with Parkinson’s?  Check out PDF’s Information for Health Care Professionals – which includes instructions on ordering patient education materials and resources listed by profession.


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If you have or believe you have Parkinson’s disease, then promptly consult a physician and follow your physician’s advice. This email is not a substitute for a physician’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or for a physician’s prescription of drugs, treatment or operations for Parkinson’s.