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- Expert and Patient Commentary: Covering Parkinson's science? We'll help you interpret it by linking you to our medical advisors and PDF Research Advocates. We also offer early access to our team's interpetation of science news.
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- Press Releases: Learn about PDF's programs of research, education and advocacy along with our signature events, such as our annual PAIR Up for Parkinson's forums in April.
PDF/Parkinson's at a Glance
- Since its founding in 1957, PDF has dedicated over $100 million to fund the work of leading scientists throughout the world and over $42 million to support national education and advocacy programs.
- Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, affecting as many as one million people in the United States and seven to 10 million people worldwide. The cause is unknown, and although there is presently no cure, there are treatment options such as medication and surgery to manage its symptoms.
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation Press Kit includes information on annual events, biographies, facts about Parkinson's disease and historical information on PDF.
Press Kit Materials
- PDF Today - Current Activity and Historical Timeline
- Information on the Gala Event, Bal du Printemps
- Information on the Celebrate Spring! Event
- General Facts on Parkinson's Disease
- To learn about PDF's latest activities, read PDF Press Releases and Statements.
- Biography of PDF Scientific Director Stanley Fahn, M.D.
- Biography of PDF President Robin Elliott
- Biography of PDF Vice President, Scientific Affairs, James Beck, Ph.D.