What’s Happening at APDA Posted on February 8, 2018February 20, 2018 by Nancy BraunSuggest a Topic | Subscribe Digital Digest Articles What’s Happening at APDA Research Video Launch APDA is thrilled to release a new video that showcases the impact and progress we have made in the research arena since 1961. The video highlights the urgent need to advance science to help stop disease progress and ultimately find a cure. Watch it now. Call for Grant Applications As a part of our initiative to fund the best and brightest scientists in the PD field, we will be accepting applications for research grants up until March 12, 2018. Grants include fellowships, post-doctoral awards, and support for research projects. For more information, please visit our grants page. Watch an Educational Webinar Our APDA Spotlight webinar series covers a variety of subjects relevant to the PD community, at no cost to the public. Click here to watch our latest archived webinars, or to tune in for our next live presentation, Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease: Staying Healthy, Keeping Fit on March 29 at 1:00 PM EST. A Successful Year of Optimism Walks In 2017, we hosted 16 inspiring events across the U.S., where local communities came together for a family-friendly, fun-filled day. And next year, we’re expanding to 20 Optimism Walks nationwide! Please join us for a Walk near you, or show your support by making a donation. Find more details here. APDA to Participate in 2018 Unity Walk APDA is proud to be a part of the 2018 Parkinson’s Unity Walk on April 28! 100% of donations support research funded by five major Parkinson’s foundations, including APDA. In addition to raising awareness and funds for research, this will also be a day of community and education. Get more details on this event here.