Kristy Pomes, the amazing Manager of Marketing Communications at the Parkinson’s Foundation, is quoted: “This is a really amazing event- We host 39 (walks) across the nation, and they are each an opportunity for people in the Parkinson’s community to come together, move, be together, be a part of the community, and funds raised help the Parkinson’s Foundation support their mission of providing expert care to more than 100 thousand people with Parkinson’s in the world, and other amazing things.”
The Signal: Moving forward with Parkinson’s Disease
A University of Miami, a Center of Excellence, study is using video game technology to help physicians more accurately diagnose PD. The latest phase of the project is aided by funds from the Provost's Office and a Parkinson’s Foundation grant.
The benefits of exercise for those with PD have been supported by research and can help people manage their PD symptoms. Parkinson’s Outcome Project study findings are mentioned.
A team of researchers at Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology has developed a device they say can detect the early onset of Parkinson’s disease by analyzing the breath of users. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.
Dan Davis, from Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio, interviewed about Moving Day Columbus. Moving Day is an inspiring walk uniting families, friends and communities in the effort to raise awareness and research funds.
Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis head-on. Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease . Parkinson’s Foundation quoted.
Brian Grant talks about his journey with Parkinson’s disease, “I was scared I didn't want people to look at me and think differently of me, but this is what I am,” said Grant. The Parkinson’s Foundation is quoted for statistics.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics earned a Center of Excellence designation. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr quoted.
The Foundation is investing $6.5 million across 53 research grants.
Researchers at Technion Israel Institute of Technology are developing a breath test that will eventually become a commercial diagnostic test for the early detection of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.
James Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, is interviewed on The Doctor’s Channel about the Prevalence Project.