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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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.

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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.

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