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PDF Research Advocates in Action

Last week, Dr. Beck discussed the role of PDF Research Advocates in PDF’s grant review. As he said, “These people, PDF’s Research Advocates, part of the Parkinson’s Advocates in Research program, insure what we will fund is not just the best for science’s sake but for the sake of people too.” Wondering what exactly our PDF Research Advocates do? We want them to tell you in our own words. Last year, PDF was able to steal a few minutes from Research Advocates Becky and Tom, in the midst of grant review. They were kind enough to explain their work in… read more Read More

WPC Opening Ceremonies Part II

Last night’s opening ceremonies of the 2nd World Parkinson Congress included not only inspirational words, but also action…in the form of the newly-announced Global Parkinson’s Pledge. With just one click, you can make your voice heard and help to make Parkinson’s a priority around the world. The final two lines of the Global Parkinson’s Pledge speak to its purpose: “Furthermore, we celebrate the momentum created by the second World Parkinson Congress and commit ourselves to working together to build a global Parkinson’s movement, designed to elevate Parkinson’s disease as a priority health, social and economic issue around the world.“The Parkinson’s… read more Read More