04/15/14 - Narragansett, RI - Lunch and Learn

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04/16/14 - Des Moines, IA - Parkinson's Awareness Night at the Iowa Wild

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04/18/14 - Portsmouth, RI - Lunch & Learn

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04/19/14 - Cottage Grove, WI - Half Marathon, 5K & 1-Mile Walk

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04/22/14 - Putnam, CT - Lunch & Learn

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04/26/14 - Milford, CT - Lunch & Learn

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04/24/14 - Rocky Hill, CT - Lunch & Learn

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04/24/14 - Manchester, NH - An Evening of Awarness & Brain Donation -
From Knowledge will come a Cure

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04/25/14 - Des Moines, IA - "Shaken, Not Stirred" (007-Themed Silent Action)

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04/25/14 - Hot Springs, AR - Living with Parkinsons Seminar

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04/25/14 - Chesterfield, MO - Living Well with PD - No Question is Taboo

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04/25/14 - Nashville, TN - Parkinson's Dance Class

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04/26/14 - Des Moines, IA - Shaky Tracks Bicycle Fundraiser

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04/26/14 - San Antonio, TX - Optimism Walk/5k Run

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04/26/14 - Elkhorn, NE - Let's Get a Strike for PD Bowling

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04/26-30/14 - Waltham, MA - Yoga for PD: Teacher Training Certificate Program

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04/26/14 - Mason, OH - Spring Educational Forum

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04/26/24 - Elkhorn, NE - Let's Get a Strike for PD Bowling Event

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04/28/14 - Stone Mountain, GA -
"The Liberty Mutual Invitational" Golf Tournament

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04/30/14 - Swansea, MA - Venus de Milo:Lunch & Learn

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05/04/14 - Canton, MA - 2014 Optimism Walk

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05/07/14 - Barrington, RI - Atria Bay Spring Village Lunch & Learn

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05/10/14 - Stowe, VT - 2014 Optimism Walk

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05/16/14 - St. Paul, MN - MN Chapter Party for Parkinson's

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05/17/14 - Mount Joy, PA - Don Warfel Memorial Golf Outing

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05/17/14 - Seattle, WA - Magic of Hope Auction & Gala Dinner

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05/18/14 - West Barnstable, MA - Dance for PD®

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05/19/14 - Glendale, MO - Jack Buck Memorial Golf Tournament

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06/05/14 - Winchester, MA - 19th Annual "Alan Tarin" Winchester PD Symposium

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month!

 


 

APDA is the Allsup Post for Purpose (APP) recipient organization during Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in April.  Allsup will donate $1—up to $1,000—for each of the first thousand people to “share” the guest blog by Julie Sacks.  Please encourage people to share and keep sharing.  At the end of the year, APDA could receive an additional $3,500 grant, based on the number of shares our blog article receives.  NOTE: The blog post must be shared FROM Allsup’s Facebook page in order to be included in the fundraising total.


 


 

APDA Scientist Mahlon DeLong
Receives Prestigious Award 

 

Scientific Advisory Board member and director of APDA’s Center for Advanced Research at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Mahlon DeLong, MD, has been awarded a 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.  Dr. Delong’s $3 million award recognizing excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life, was one of six awarded at a ceremony in Mountain View, Calif., in December.

A professor of neurology at Emory, Dr. DeLong has worked to understanding the causes of Parkinson’s disease for more than 20 years, and has been a pioneer in defining and characterizing the circuits in the brain that malfunction in PD.  
 

 


 

Former Opera Singer turned
Paper Maker’s New Stage
Benefits APDA

Afflicted businessman creates Hope Ornaments with a portion of proceeds
donated to the American Parkinson Disease Association to fight disease and find a cure. 

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Meet APDA’s Research 

Grant Awardees 

In May the APDA’s Scientific Advisory Board selected 11 grant applications (seven research grants and four post-doctoral fellowships) and the Board of Directors approved for funding. In the following weeks, we will present a synopsis of this year’s awards beginning with post-doctoral grants, a one-year, $35,000 fellowship 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. 

Talene Yacoubian, MD, PhD.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Project Title: Effects of 14-3-3s on Alpha-synuclein Release and Toxicity

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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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Largest Parkinson’s Disease Organization
Elects Officers, Directors at Annual Meeting 

 


 

 


 

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