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With the largest grassroots network across the country, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) features a nationwide system of Chapters and Information & Referral (I&R) Centers. Learn about our educational and support resources for individuals with Parkinson’s and their family members.
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We are committed to scientific research and have been a funding partner in most major Parkinson’s disease scientific breakthroughs, investing more than $47 million in research since 1961. Read about what we fund and explore opportunities for funding.
As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s organization, we rely on the community to help us in our cause. Join our community today.
The St. Louis American Parkinson Disease Association Information and Referral Center is located in Chesterfield, MO and funds the APDA Center for Advanced Parkinson Disease Research at Washington University School of Medicine.
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The American Parkinson Disease Association – Greater St. Louis Chapter is located in Chesterfield, MO and serves as a central location where people with Parkinson’s, care partners, medical professionals, students and other interested individuals can receive information, (including free printed material) medical and support system referrals, quarterly newsletters, exercise classes, support groups, educational programs and much more. The Chapter also supports programs and services throughout the bi-state region.
The American Parkinson Disease Association – Greater St. Louis Chapter funds the APDA Center for Advanced Parkinson Disease Research at Washington University School of Medicine.
Washington University School of Medicine
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD, Director
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