Blog Archives: Research

Foundation Team Joins Experts in Vancouver to Share Advances in Research and Care

Earlier this month, members of the Parkinson’s Foundation team joined thousands of movement disorder specialists in Vancouver. They were on site for the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, which brings together neurologists with expertise in Parkinson’s and similar diseases to share advances in research and care. During the congress, our team shared four posters highlighting Parkinson’s Foundation innovations.

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.

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

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 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.

Sneak Peek at World Without Parkinson’s: Q&A with Dr. Laura Volpicelli-Daley

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? Hear answers from one of our speakers Laura A. Volpicelli-Daley, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

Rock, Roll ‘n’ Running for Parkinson’s: Q&A with Dr. Karen Ring

Karen Ring, Ph.D., of San Francisco, CA, is going the distance for Parkinson’s. On Sunday, March 26, she will run the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon to raise funds for the Parkinson’s Foundation. She’s already surpassed her fundraising goal, raising more than $1,500 in honor of her Dad. Hear why Dr. Ring joined our Champions team and learn how you can get involved.

Parkinson’s and the Pan American Community

This week, members of our team are in Florida for an exciting first-time medical meeting, the Pan American Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress. It brings together a subset of a global group of professionals who research and treat movement disorders, including Parkinson’s. Scientists and health professionals are gathering at this meeting to share the latest research and to answer the question: how can we advance care for people with Parkinson’s and movement disorders in North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean? Not only that, groundbreaking research funded by the Foundation is front-and-center.