9/6/14 – Naperville, IL – 2014 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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10/11/14 - Atlanta, GA - APDA 2014 Casino Night

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10/13/14 - St. Louis, MO - 19th Annual Fashion Show Luncheon and Action

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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 - St. Louis, MO - A Family Conference for Care Partners & Adult Children of Parents with PD

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

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11/02/14 - St. Louis - PEP Meeting - Annual Research Update

 


 

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

APDA Statement Related to Depression in Parkinson’s disease

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is saddened by the loss of Robin Williams and extends its deep condolences to his family and friends.

Read more here
 



First Steps Towards a Vaccine for Parkinson's disease

by Alice Lazzarini, PhD

On July 31st, the Austrian biotech company, AFFiRiS AG announced the results of an early-stage trial of a vaccine intended to treat Parkinson’s disease. This is the first such study in Parkinson’s, although there has been work with similar strategies in Alzheimer disease.

Read more here

 


 

Terry Ellis Receives Research Award from American Physical Therapy Assocation

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 2014/15 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. 


 

 

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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