APDA Proudly Supports New 2023 – 2024 Parkinson’s Research

Exciting New Parkinson’s Research is Underway On September 7, 2023, APDA announced 20 new Parkinson’s disease (PD) research grants,...see more for a total of $1.975 million in funding for the year ahead. Our grant recipients are working tirelessly to understand the complexities of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and to develop new treatments and eventually, a cure. We […]

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Hope in Progress: American Parkinson Disease Association Supports Researchers With $1.975 Million in New Funding

From understanding levodopa induced dyskinesias to exploring environmental risk factors of PD, APDA-funded researchers pursue cutting-edge studies NEW YORK,...see more NY, September 7, 2023 – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has just awarded $1.975 million to support innovative Parkinson’s disease (PD) research for the 2023-2024 funding year. The funded research projects will delve into key […]

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Diversity in Parkinson’s Disease Research Grant

Diversity in Parkinson’s Disease Research Grant: Academic Year 2024-2025 Letter of Intent due: Dec 16, 2023. Invitation for full...see more application: Early February 2024 Full Application due: March 2024 Award details One year grant up to a maximum of $75,000 will be awarded to research scientists (MD, MD/PhD, or PhD). The applicants will receive notification of […]

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Where are they now? Past APDA Research Grant Awardees

Advancing Scientific Breakthroughs and Empowering Parkinson’s Disease Research Since 1961, APDA has been a funding partner in many major...see more scientific breakthroughs and has awarded more than $60 million in research grants to date. APDA awards individual research grants and fellowships to scientists performing innovative Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. Grantees are selected through a competitive application […]

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Trichloroethylene and Parkinson’s Disease Risk

TCE and Parkinson’s disease risk Like most chronic diseases, the chance of developing Parkinson’s disease (PD) is due to...see more an accumulation of both genetic and environmental risk factors. Researchers are working to identify as many of these risk factors as possible as well as to understand what causes a person to develop Parkinson’s. For many […]

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Highlights from APDA-funded Parkinson’s Research: 2023 Update

APDA-Funded Research Projects: 2023 Update Since 1961, APDA has been a funding partner in many major scientific breakthroughs and...see more has awarded nearly $60 million in Parkinson’s disease (PD) research grants to date. Every year, APDA funds individual research grants and fellowships awarded to scientists performing innovative PD research. APDA also funds Centers for Advanced Research, large PD […]

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Meet Dr. Stephan Grimaldi: an APDA-funded Researcher Working to Use MRI Imaging as a Possible Biomarker for Early Parkinson’s Disease

A Closer Look: Interview with APDA Researchers  Our A Closer Look blog is designed to educate, inform, and inspire you through...see more a variety of topics and insights about Parkinson’s disease (PD). One way we do that is through our Interview with APDA Researchers series within this blog so you can get a closer look at some of the dedicated […]

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Tracking the Impact of APDA-funded Parkinson’s Research

APDA and Research Projects: Making a Difference APDA proudly invests in the most promising clinicians and scientific projects focused...see more on the discovery of the cause(s) and finding the cure(s) for Parkinson’s disease (PD). APDA is committed to scientific research and has been a funding partner in many major PD scientific breakthroughs, investing nearly $55 million in […]

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Cognition and Parkinson’s Disease Q&A

Questions About Parkinson’s Disease & Cognitive Impairment Changes in cognition can unfortunately be a common non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s...see more disease (PD). Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is an early stage of cognitive difficulty that does not interfere with a person’s ability to perform activities independently but can nevertheless affect a person’s performance of more complex cognitive […]

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Probiotics and Parkinson’s Disease

What the latest science tells us about probiotics & Parkinson’s disease People often ask us about the use of...see more probiotics to improve Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms. Probiotics have gained a lot of popularity in recent years, but what exactly are they, and can they make a difference for people with PD? I will answer these […]

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