AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION CONVENES EXPERTS TO DETERMINE PARKINSON’S DISEASE RESEARCH FUNDING AND TACKLE LACK OF DIVERSITY

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION CONVENES EXPERTS TO DETERMINE PARKINSON’S DISEASE RESEARCH FUNDING AND TACKLE LACK OF DIVERSITY APDA Hosts Top Scientists, Researchers and Neurologists for Two Days to Evaluate Research Projects Vying for Funding and Address Lack of Diversity in PD Research & Care NEW YORK, NY, May 21, 2019 – For two days, the […]

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APDA Awards $1.7 Million in Cutting-Edge Research Grants

The American Parkinson Disease Association Awards More Than $1.7 Million in Cutting-Edge Research Grants From Biomarkers to the Microbiome, Some of the Smartest Parkinson’s Research to be Funded in 2018-2019 NEW YORK, NY – September 6, 2018 – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has awarded more than $1.7 million to support cutting-edge Parkinson’s disease […]

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APDA SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD EVALUATES EXCITING RESEARCH IDEAS FOR 2018-2019 RESEARCH FUNDING

Established and Up-and-Coming Researchers Vie for More Than $1,700,000 in Funding NEW YORK, NY, May 24, 2018 – The American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA) Scientific Advisory Board recently met to review 70 grant submissions all vying for funding to be awarded in the field of Parkinson’s research. In addition, the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) reviewed […]

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AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES REBECCA GILBERT, MD, PhD JOINS STAFF

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES REBECCA GILBERT, MD, PhD, JOINS STAFF AS VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER Role designed to shape research strategy to help those impacted by Parkinson’s disease live life to the fullest NEW YORK, NY – April 9, 2018 – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) proudly welcomes Rebecca Gilbert, MD, PhD, in […]

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American Parkinson Disease Association Launches New Public Service Awareness Campaign: LOOK CLOSER

Our Campaign Inspires People to Look Beyond Parkinson’s Disease and See People Living Life to the Fullest To kick-off Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, APDA is launching a brand new public service announcement (PSA) that encourages viewers to look closer at Parkinson’s disease (PD). Featured nationwide on television (in English and Spanish) and in a social […]

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Walking to End Parkinson’s Disease: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Expands National Optimism Walk Series

More Cities. More Walkers. More Funds to Help People with Parkinson’s Live Life to the Fullest NEW YORK, NY, February 26, 2018 – The American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) officially announces the schedule for the 2018 Optimism Walks — a nationwide movement to mobilize and inspire people to step up and help put an end to […]

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APDA Provides Initial Funding To Launch The Parkinson Association Of Alabama Resource Center

Resource Center Will Serve as a One-stop Shop for People with Parkinson’s and Their Families NEW YORK, NY – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is pleased to announce its support of The Parkinson Association of Alabama, Inc. (PAA) to develop a personalized, comprehensive and centralized Resource Center. The goal of the PAA Resource Center […]

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APDA Awards $1.5 Million in Research Grants

NEW YORK, NY – August 16, 2017 – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has awarded $1.5 million to support cutting-edge Parkinson’s disease (PD) research via four Post-Doctoral Fellowships, 11 Research Grants, and eight APDA Centers of Advanced Research as part of its 2017-2018 funding cycle. With someone diagnosed with PD every nine minutes, this […]

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