07/19/14 - Waterford, CT - 2014 Optimism Walk

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07/19/14 -  San Antonio, TX - 22nd Annual PD Symposium

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07/19/14 - Kaysville, UT - Pedal Away Parkinson's

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07/25/14 - Stratford, CT - Lunch & Learn

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07/30/14 - West Valley, UT - Play Your Part 2014

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08/17/14 - Madison, WI - Parkinson's Walk for Research

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9/6/14 – Naperville, IL – Optimism Walk

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09/07/14 - Omaha, NE - 2014 Optimism Walk

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09/13/14 - Warwick, RI - 2014 Rhode Island Race, Walk and Roll for PD

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09/13/14 - Hingham, MA - A Night in Monte Carlo Casino Night 

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9/13/14 – Nashville, TN – Optimism Conference & Walk

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09/14/14 - Seattle, WA - 2014 Optimism Walk

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09/20/14 - Middleton, WI - Symposium & Annual Meeting

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10/15&22/14 - Boston, MA - Good Start Program in Parkinson's Disease

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10/18/14 - Westport, CT - 2014 Optimism Walk 

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10/26/14 - Staten Island, NY  - Optimism People & Paws Walk

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10/26/14 - Piscataway, NJ - 2014 Optimism Walk

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10/26/14 - Massapequa, NY - 2014 Optimism Walk and Paws for Parkinson's 

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11/02-03/14 - Mansfield, MA - APDA New England Regional PD Conference

 

Terry Ellis Receives Research Award from
American Physical Therapy Association

 

Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, NCS
Boston University 

 


 

Meet APDA’s Research 

Grant Awardees 

APDA’s Scientific Advisory Board has selected 11 grant applications (seven research grants and four post-doctoral fellowships) and the Board of Directors approved for funding in 2013/2014.  APDA is pleased to present a synopsis of this year’s awards to support scientists whose research promises new insights into the disease. Such support has historically enabled recipients to position their work to a level eligible for greater funding. APDA has been a funding partner in most of the major PD scientific breakthroughs. 


Xin Qi, PhD 
Case Western Reserve University 
School of Medicine 
 
Project Title: Protection of Mitochondrial Function in 
Neurons from Patients with Parkinson’s Disease 
 

(Click Here)

 



The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has partnered with Luxe Studio to design and create the exclusive, handcrafted APDA “Optimism Jewelry Collection”.  This exclusive jewelry line is the perfect gift that keeps giving, with Luxe Studio generously donating 30% of all proceeds to the APDA to help Ease the Burden – Find the Cure for more than 1 million people in the United States living with Parkinson’s disease.

You can order online or call 918-928-6458

 

 

 

July 10, 2014 - Calling all Paddlers!  Participate in the
Inaugural
 
Paddle for Parkinson’s on July 26 to help
raise critical funds to end Parkinson's disease.


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June 10, 2014 - Father's Day 2014 Participate In One of
 The Biggest And Best Running Events In The United States.

Support the American Parkinson Disease Association
Connecticut Chapter by taking part in The Branford Road
Race this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15.

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M
ay 22, 2014, Warwick, RI – Congratulations to
Bob and Becky Preston on the successful return
of the second “Optimism Can Take You Anywhere Tour.” 

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April 24, 2014 - Dr. Allan Perel, Chief of Neurology at
RUMC, and Leslie Chambers, President and CEO of
APDA, to lead lecture on April 28, 2014.  Richmond
University Medical Center and the American Parkinson
Disease Association mark Parkinson’s Disease
Awareness Month by educating hospital’s medical
residents about this disease affecting more than
1 million people.

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March 31, 2014 – Get Involved During April
Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month -
The American Parkinson Disease Association
Continues its Fight to Ease the Burden – Find the Cure 
for Parkinson’s disease.
 

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March 10, 2014--Thousands of volunteers will walk
hundreds of miles in more than 25 U.S. cities
to raise awareness and funds to
Ease the Burden – Find the Cure
for Parkinson’s disease

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A True Love Story Helps to
Ease the Burden - Find the Cure
for Parkinson's Disease

 

 

 


 

 

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