Meet the Team Rock, Roll ‘n’ Running for Parkinson’s

Will you go the distance for Parkinson’s? At the Parkinson’s Foundation, we are building an inspiring team for the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and we’ve still got entries left!

Coming up, we have eight runners taking on four of the popular Rock ‘n’ Roll series races nationwide. The series includes more than 20 races (5ks, 10ks, half and full marathons) all of which feature commemorative medals and live music.

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A Third Sneak Peek at #WorldWithoutPD: Q&A with Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D.

How will we create a world without Parkinson’s? On June 1, the Parkinson’s Foundation is asking scientists to answer this question at our cutting-edge scientific event, “World Without Parkinson’s.” Our team predicts that scientific progress in the next 20 years outpace progress of the last 200 since James Parkinson published, An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.

How will we get there? In this blog, the third in our series, Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the World Without Parkinson’s event, and Chair of Parkinson’s Research at the Van Andel Research Institute, weighs in.

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Another Sneak Peek at #WorldWithoutPD: Q&A with Dr. David Vaillancourt

David VaillancourtHow will we create a world without Parkinson’s? On June 1, the Parkinson’s Foundation, is asking scientists to answer this question at our cutting-edge scientific event, “World Without Parkinson’s.” Our team predicts that scientific progress in the next 20 years will outpace progress of the last 200 since James Parkinson published, “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.”

How will we get there? Get a preview from event speaker David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., of the University of Florida, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence.

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Young Professionals Mark Tenth Anniversary of Celebrate Spring New York

Jonathan Romero, Missy Egbert Sheehan, Penn Egbert, Barbara Romero, Greg RomeroIn 2008, three friends gathered together asked, “How can we engage our generation in the fight against Parkinson’s?” In that moment, a signature Parkinson’s Foundation event — Celebrate Spring New York — was born.

In its first year, Celebrate Spring New York, was a resounding success. Not only that, it turned out to be an important way of gathering like-minded young professionals who shared a common experience — a loved one who lived with Parkinson’s.

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