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 […]

Read More

APDA Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Meets to Determine 2017-2018 Research Funding

NEW YORK, NY, May 26, 2017 – The American Parkinson Disease Association’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) met this week to review more than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that will be awarded to both experienced and emerging young scientists in the Parkinson’s field. The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is […]

Read More

LAUNCHES ONLINE PARKINSON’S SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S AND CARE PARTNERS

APDA partners with Smart Patients to build new online community that will give patients and families access to support and to learn from one another. NEW YORK, NY, May 16, 2017 – The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) announces today a collaboration with Smart Patients, an online support site for patients and caregivers, to create […]

Read More

APDA LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE UNSHAKEABLE SPIRIT CAMPAIGN FOR PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH THIS APRIL

Social Media Campaign Celebrates the Drive, Determination, and Unrelenting Spirit of People Impacted by Parkinson’s Disease as They Gain Strength and  Support Through the Help of APDA.   NEW YORK, NY, April 11, 2017 — April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is proud to launch today a new […]

Read More

American Parkinson Disease Association Unveils New Brand

MORE THAN 55 YEARS AFTER ITS FOUNDING, THE AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION CONTINUES CRITICAL SUPPORT ACROSS THE U.S. FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY PARKINSON’S American Parkinson Disease Association unveils new brand strategy that illuminates its position as a leading provider of support to the Parkinson’s community and sets the stage for future growth NEW YORK, NY, March […]

Read More

APDA Launches Parkinson’s Awareness Training for First Responders

Unique symptoms of Parkinson’s can be mishandled and misunderstood in emergency situations. This new web-based program will educate police, fire fighters and emergency service providers and help save lives. NEW YORK, NY, January 10, 2017 — The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has partnered with the Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) at Rutgers, The […]

Read More

Leslie Chambers, President & Ceo Of APDA To Be Honored By Umass Amherst School Of Public Health And Health Sciences

LESLIE CHAMBERS, PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION TO BE HONORED BY UMASS AMHERST SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SCIENCES Ms. Chambers to give keynote address at UMass Dean’s Symposium on Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases New York, NY, October 12, 2016 – Each year, the University of Massachusetts School of Public […]

Read More

APDA Awards $1.6 Million in Research Grants. Prestigious Cotzias Fellowship Awarded

The American Parkinson Disease Association Awards $1.6 Million in Research Grants. Prestigious Cotzias Fellowship Awarded. New York, NY, August 3, 2016 – The American Parkinson Disease Association is pleased to announce that it has awarded $1.6 million toward research for the 2016-2017 funding cycle. Included in this year’s support is a prestigious George C. Cotzias […]

Read More

APDA And The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation announce Grant Funding To Cultivate Future Scientific Leaders

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION AND THE PARKINSON’S DISEASE FOUNDATION®ANNOUNCE GRANT FUNDING TO CULTIVATE FUTURE SCIENTIFIC LEADERS Expanding Opportunities for Emerging Parkinson’s Scientists (New York, NY – July 6, 2016) The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation® (PDF®) are pleased to announce Summer Student Fellowship awards to support research that will help […]

Read More

University of Pittsburgh Researchers Find Key to Parkinson’s Disease Neurodegeneration

University of Pittsburgh Researchers Find Key to Parkinson’s Disease Neurodegeneration The American Parkinson Disease Association helps fund research that could lead to new therapies to slow or stop progression of Parkinson’s disease. New York, NY, June 8, 2016 – The American Parkinson Disease Association is a funding partner in supporting researchers at the University of […]

Read More