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Top 50 Teams - Parkinson's Unity Walk 2014

May 2014 Updates

Poem by Maryum "May May" Ali Read at the 20th Parkinson's Unity Walk

Join us on the Plaza of the Today Show, Friday Morning, April 25, 2014

20th Parkinson's Unity Walk to Take Place on April 26 in New York City's Central Park

April 2014 Updates

Send us Your Favorite Walk Momentóand Your Photo Could be Part of the Walkís Slideshow

PUW is Up in Lights!

Parkinsonís Unity Walk Partners with Teva to Raise Awareness of Parkinsonís Disease

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Sponsor & Foundation News

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsonís Research Awards $2M Grant to Biotie for Parkinson's Dementia Clinical Study

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Awards Second Grant to Cynapsus Therapeutics

Speech Treatment for Parkinson Disease: The Science and Practice of LSVT LOUDô

Chelsea Therapeutics Presents Efficacy and Safety Data for NORTHERA at International Congress of Parkinson`s Disease and Movement Disorders

Clinical Study Results Demonstrate Therapeutic Advantages Of The Boston Scientific Verciseô DBS System For Patients With Parkinson's Disease

National Parkinson Foundation Study Finds U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinsonís Disease Each Year

FDA Approves Expanded Label for AZILECT® for Treatment Across All Stages of Parkinsonís Disease

Teva`s Parkinson Drug Now Marketed in Japan

CEO of The Parkinson Alliance Appointed to Brookingsí National Medical Device Postmarket Surveillance System Planning Board

The Parkinson Alliance Reports Findings Pertaining to Sleep in Parkinson`s

AbbVie Announces Availability of New Advanced Parkinson`s Treatment in Canada

Boston Scientific Corporation Enrolls the First Patient in a New Registry to Evaluate the Value of the Verciseô Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System

MRI Interventions' Clearpoint System Now Utilized at Emory University in Atlanta

Parkinson`s Disease Foundation Announces $20,000 in Grant Funding for Patient-Centered Research to Speed New Treatments

Parkinson`s Organizations Applaud Efforts to Bring More Drugs to Market

New survey available on "Autonomic Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease"

Study Evaluating Additional Indications for Tevaís Azilect

FDA Approves Chelsea Therapeuticsí Northera for Treatment of Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension

Berg And The Parkinson's Institute And Clinical Center Announce Key Clinical Study Focused On Game-changing Innovations In Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Discovery

National Parkinson Foundation Partners with SBR Health Provide Increased Access to Expert Parkinson's Disease Care

Crossing the Lines Between Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Now Available in Clay County, Florida

Asleep During Brain Surgery: A Comfortable Alternative for Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Medtronic Recently Received FDA Approval of Updated Labeling for DBS for Parkinsonís Disease

The Parkinson Alliance Reports Findings on Falls and Fear of Falling in Parkinson's Disease With and Without Deep Brain Stimulation

US WorldMeds Launches Final Phase III Trial to Study Myobloc Injections to Treat Drooling

New Parkinson's Disease Genes Discovered by the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center and Population Diagnostics, Inc.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Expands Fox Trial Finder to Help Accelerate Parkinson's Trials Worldwide

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Leads Charge to Develop Alpha-Synuclein PET Tracer to Image Parkinson's Disease Biomarker

Voice Program Boosts Speech in Parkinson's

UCB Highlights Educational Support Programs for People Living with Parkinson's Disease at the 2013 World Parkinson Congress

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches Spanish and Low Health Literacy Versions of Free Hospitalization Kit

The Parkinson Alliance to Attend Victory Summit Symposium

LSVTís At-Home Voice Training Software Helps Parkinson's Patients Improve Speech

Michael J. Fox Foundation CEO Stresses Need for Collaboration in Scientific Research

Listen to The Parkinson Alliance Discussion Regarding Resilience and Parkinsonís on Voice Aerobics BlogTalkRadio

New Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation System the First to Sense and Record Brain Activity While Delivering Therapy

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News in the Parkinson's Disease Community

A New Study Reveals Why Coffee Protects Some Against Developing Parkinson's Disease

Mitochondria-Targeted Therapeutic Discovery Research Project Underway

MRI Brain Scans Detect People with Early Parkinson's Disease

First Ever World Parkinson Coalition Scientific Update

Medicare & Parkinsonís Disease: Therapy Caps and the Exceptions Process

Largest Ever Trial in Parkinson's Disease Shows That For Long Term Treatment Levodopa is Better Than Newer Drugs

University of Alabama Study Finds LRRK2 May Be Key to Combating Parkinsonís Disease

UCLA Researchers Identify New Gene Involved in Parkinson's Disease

Safinamide New Drug Application (NDA) Submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Rice University Researcher Rebooting Deep Brain Stimulation

Specialized Care Urged for Treating Parkinson's Disease

Exenatide Has Potential as a Disease Modifying Agent in Parkinson`s Disease

Adamas Pharmaceuticals Provides Data Update On ADS-5102 At The American Academy Of Neurology Annual Meeting

Civitas Announces Positive Results from Phase II Inhaled Levodopa Trial

Impax Pharmaceuticals Resubmits New Drug Application for RYTARYô (Carbidopa and Levodopa) Extended-Release Capsules (IPX066)

Brain Imaging Tracer for Parkinson`s Disease

Parkinson`s Disease and Pesticides: What's the Connection?

Google Glasses Could Help Parkinson`s Sufferers

FDA Approves Vanderbilt Trial for Parkinson`s Treatment

Completion of a Study on Retinal Pathology in an Animal Model of Parkinson`s Disease

Parkinson`s Support Group at Capital Health Medical Center

Potential Parkinson's Therapy Secures $23 Million for Testing from NIH After Foundation Funding

"Electronic Skin": New Hope for Parkinsonís Patients

NeuroDerm Announces Enrollment in a Second Phase 2 Study of ND0612, a Continuous Levodopa/Carbidopa Drug for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

UCLA Researchers Link Common Pesticides to Parkinsonís Disease

New Research Offers Explanation About Why Deep Brain Stimulation Works

For Workers with Parkinson's, It's a Tough Job

Researchers ID More Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's, Gene that Increases Risk

PatientsLikeMe and Sage Bionetworks Launch Open Science Study for People with Parkinson's Disease

New Potential Cell Therapy for Parkinsonís

Device to Help Prevent Falls Invented in Australia

Research Identifies Enzyme that Blocks Paths to Parkinson's Disease

Ruby Foundation to Merge with Davis Phinney Foundation

Hot Topics in Movement Disorders: Treatment Options for Parkinsonís Disease, Essential Tremor, and Dystonia

Amarantus In-licenses Levadopa-induced Dyskinesia Phase 2b-ready Eltoprazine from PGI Drug Discovery

Novel Gene Therapy for Parkinsonís Disease Clears Hurdle

Disparities Among Which Parkinsonís Patients Receive Deep Brain Stimulation

Gene Found That Protects Against Neurodegenerative Diseases

Parkinson's Research Study Shows Inosine Compound Raises Urate Levels

Stanford Researchers Record Data from Brain of Ambulatory Parkinson's Patient

Ohio State Study Shows Exercise Improves Depression in Parkinson's Patients

Neurologist at Emory Awarded $3 Million Life Sciences Breakthrough Award

ďSmart GlassesĒ to Improve Gait of Parkinson's Patients

Researchers Discover That an Important Clue to Diagnosing Parkinsonís Disease May Lie Just Beneath the Skin

NINDS Sponsors Parkinsonís Meeting to Identify Challenges and Define Research Priorities

UCLA and Emory Researchers Find a Chemical Signature for 'Fast' Form of Parkinsonís

Gene-Silencing Study Finds New Targets for Parkinson's Disease

Genetic Mutation Increases Risk of Parkinson's Disease from Pesticides

MRI Interventions' ClearPoint System Facilitates Asleep DBS Surgery at San Francisco VA Medical Center for Veterans with Parkinson's Disease

University of Alabama Scientists Discover a New Molecule That Could Prevent Parkinson's Disease From Spreading

App for Smart Glasses is Being Developed to Improve Gait

Study identifies possible biomarker for Parkinson's disease

Study of Hi-Tech Brain Implant to Stop Parkinson's Growth

'First-in-man' Implant of Regenerative Cell Therapy in Parkinson's Disease

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