Parkinson’s Foundation: World Without Parkinson’s: A Look into the Future (NY)

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 07:30

Convene Midtown, 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017


The Parkinson’s Foundation, an organization formed in August 2016 by the merger of PDF and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)


Join us for a cutting-edge scientific event marking the 200th anniversary of James Parkinson's, "A Shaking Palsy." The event brings together innovators in research, health care and technology to identify trends that will speed solutions and end the disease for 10 million people worldwide.

Leaders in the field, including those funded by the Parkinson’s Foundation, will present on promising research discoveries and trends. The event will offer ample networking opportunities and will include an intimate interview with world-renowned Parkinsonologist Stanley Fahn, M.D., who will discuss influential scientific advances in Parkinson's to date and the ideas he predicts will speed progress in the future.

Researchers and health innovators who are committed to ending Parkinson’s are encouraged to attend.

The $200 registration fee includes the day-long program, lunch and a post-event reception.

This event is led by the Parkinson’s Foundation in collaboration with our planning committee, which includes Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., (Event Chair and Emcee) of the Van Andel Research Institute, E. Ray Dorsey, M.D., of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Michael S. Okun, M.D., of the University of Florida College of Medicine and Beth-Anne Sieber, Ph.D., of the National Institutes of Health.

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