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Howard Hughes Medical Institute: HHMI Selects Outstanding Students for Medical Research Fellowships

Sixty-six exceptional medical and veterinary students are embarking on a year of research with support from HHMI. To make these fellowships a reality HHMI partners with outside organizations, including the Parkinson’s Foundation. We are committed to funding the next generation of Parkinson's researchers.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Balancing Act: Raising Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Parkinson’s patient Mary Padilla shares her experience with the initial symptoms and how the foundation has supported her. Parkinson’s advocate Hunter Reno also joins the show to share the story of how the disease progressed for her aunt, former attorney general Janet Reno.

Northwell: Parkinson's Foundation board member and movement disorders neurologist joins Northwell Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation board member, Alessandro Di Rocco, MD, has been appointed as Northwell Health’s director of the Movement Disorders Program. He will also serve as professor of neurology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: HHMI Selects Outstanding Students for Medical Research Fellowships Thursday, May 3, 2018

Sixty-six exceptional medical and veterinary students are embarking on a year of research with support from HHMI. To make these fellowships a reality HHMI partners with outside organizations, including the Parkinson’s Foundation. We are committed to funding the next generation of Parkinson's researchers.

Sun Sentinel: Parkinson's Foundation Hosts First 'Sequins and Sparkle' Tuesday, May 1, 2018

More than 150 guests enjoyed an evening of "Sequins and Sparkle" at the first annual Parkinson's Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter Gala on Apri

The Signal: Moving forward with Parkinson’s Disease Saturday, April 28, 2018

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 pe

With Acorda Data, Experts Weigh the Benefits of New Parkinson’s Drugs Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Acorda just presented the latest data from Inbrija, a new drug to help with off episodes, at the American Academy of Neurology’s yearly meeting. Two Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence doctors are quoted:  Katie Kompoliti from Rush University and Meredith Spindler from the University of Pennsylvania Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

Holmdel & Colts Neck News: Member of Title Boxing Club in Holmdel Beats Back Parkinson's #StartAConversation Monday, April 23, 2018

Title Boxing Club member Mike Santillo was diagnosed with Parkinson's last year and is doing everything he can to increase PD awareness. Parkinson’s Foundation #StartAConversation campaign mentioned.

UAB News: UAB STEM Undergraduates Honored By Goldwater Scholarship Competition Thursday, April 19, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation research grant recipient Sidhanth Chandra, current University of Alabama Birmingham student, received an honorable mention from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

YourObserver.com: Ronald Christofaro Finds A Way to Fight Back and Grow Physically And Mentally Thursday, April 19, 2018

Apart from throwing hooks and jabs in his weekly PD boxing class, Ronald Christofaro also dances, sings and practices yoga. Parkinson’s Outcomes Project exercise study mentioned.

Cenpar: Clarissa Martinez y Hector Valenzuela Thursday, April 12, 2018

Clarissa Martinez, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Director of Research & Centers Programs, speaks about the Foundation’s initiatives to increase the number of movement disorder specialists, reach underserved PD populations and about the Parkinson’s Outcomes Project (In Spanish).

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