Massachusetts


Contact Information

APDA Massachusetts Chapter
Mailing Address

72 East Concord Street, Room C3
Boston, MA 02118
Kristin Stapleton, President
617-638-8466
800-651-8466
apdama@apdaparkinson.org

Information & Referral Center

Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street, Room C3
Boston, MA 02118
Cathi Thomas, RN, MS, Coordinator
617-638-8466
800-651-8466
apdama@apdaparkinson.org
Marie Saint Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, Medical Director

 


Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod
A Branch of the APDA Massachusetts Chapter

72 East Concord Street, C3
Boston, MA 02118
617-638-8466
800-651-8466
apdama@apdaparkinson.org


APDA Center for Advanced Research at Boston University School of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine

Marie Hélène Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCP (C), Director

APDA funding supports:

    • Studies to identify potential PD biomarkers
    • Characterization of PD among various ethnic groups
    • Exercise intervention, wearable technology and attention training clinical trials
    • Approximately 4000 patient visits per year – Deep Brain Stimulation Program

 

 


APDA Center for Advanced Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Clemens Scherzer, MD, Director

APDA funding supports:

  • Studies that probe the biology of PD-causing genetic mutations
  • A biomarker discovery program using specimens from more than 2,700 participants
  • A drug discovery program that utilizes technologies such as stem cells and big data analytics
  • Approximately 2,200 patients visits each year

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