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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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