Unity Walk > Virtual Celebration Day 2020

Welcome to our first Parkinson's Unity Walk Virtual Celebration! We are pleased to bring to you at home favorite aspects of the Unity Walk we all know and love, in a new experience. If this is your first Unity Walk, welcome! We are celebrating the incredible community that is the Parkinson's Unity Walk.

Begin by watching our Celebration Video. Then visit foundations and our sponsors on Partner Alley, the Virtual Bandshell Program, and participate in new and traditional Walk activities. Take your time, as there is a lot of information, and visit again! Share this page with family and friends.

The Unity Walk is a one-stop-shop of unparalleled resources and education. We truly hope you enjoy our Virtual Celebration. We are celebrating ALL OF YOU!

 

Abbott

 

Whether you want to pour your morning cup of coffee, go out for a meal with friends or work an 8-hour day, the Abbott Infinity™ DBS System is designed to fit seamlessly into your life and help you reclaim your everyday with a recharge-free platform and directional lead technology.

Wondering what life is like with DBS therapy? See for yourself at our virtual Parkinson’s Unity Walk 2020 booth.

Important safety information: https://www.neuromodulation.abbott/us/en/important-safety-info/ht-tab/dbs-therapy.html

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AbbVie

 

 


AbbVie, a global, researched-based biopharmaceutical company, is committed to educating patients and caregivers about Parkinson’s disease to raise awareness about the condition, and further research to improve the lives of those living with and impacted by this disease. AbbVie is a proud sponsor of the Parkinson’s Unity Walk!

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Acadia

 

 

At ACADIA, we are passionate about improving the lives of patients with central nervous system (CNS) disorders. We are building the foundation to become a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative therapies in the CNS area.

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Acorda

 

Acorda Therapeutics is proud to support this Unity Walk Celebration in their mission to raise money and awareness for research. To learn more about patient resources, visit our booth.

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Axovant Gene Therapies

 

Axovant Gene Therapies is proud to sponsor the Parkinson’s Unity Walk Virtual Celebration. We invite you to our booth to learn more about AXO-Lenti-PD, the only investigational gene therapy that delivers the three key enzymes for dopamine synthesis. AXO-Lenti-PD is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 clinical trial where improvements in motor function and activities of daily living have already been observed.

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Boston Scientific

 

Boston Scientific is a proud sponsor of the 2020 Parkinson's Unity Walk Virtual Celebration. Our FDA-approved therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease is backed by rigorous clinical data and the experiences of our patients around the world. To learn more about DBS from Boston Scientific, and to hear from our patients in their own words, visit our booth.

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De Oro Devices

 


Welcome! Join us at the NexStride booth to learn more about how we are using laser & metronome cueing to improve mobility and mitigate freezing in people with Parkinson’s! Thanks for joining us as part of the Parkinson's Unity Walk Virtual Celebration!

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LSVT Global

 


LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG are scientifically proven speech, physical and occupational therapies that can help you claim the strong voice and movement you need in daily life! Join along with expert LSVT therapists for a demonstration of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG exercises and experience new power in your voice and movement today!

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Medtronic

 

Medtronic is among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Since 1987, more than 175,000 Medtronic DBS devices have been implanted worldwide for movement disorders and other indications.

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Neurocrine Biosciences

 

Neurocrine Biosciences is honored to join the virtual celebration of the 26th annual Parkinson’s Unity Walk to raise awareness and support research for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

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PMD Alliance

 


United, we will stand hand in hand with your care partners, family, friends, support group leaders and doctors. With something unique for each of you, PMD Alliance will walk with you...every step of the way. Are you ready to make your movement disorder a team sport? Join us - make allies and spark connections!

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US WorldMeds

 

 

Welcome to the US WorldMeds virtual booth – we are so excited to be a Platinum Sponsor at this year’s virtual walk. Click to learn more about our 3 available PD treatments.

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Vertical Pharmaceuticals

 

Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC is an indirect subsidiary of Osmotica Pharmaceuticals PLC, a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing specialty products. Vertical Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the therapeutic areas of neurology and women’s health.

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Voyager Therapeutics

 

Voyager Therapeutics is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing life-changing treatments for severe neurological diseases including Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, ALS, Friedreich’s ataxia, and neurodegenerative diseases related to defective or excess aggregation of tau protein in the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease. Voyager is committed to advancing the field of AAV gene therapy through innovation and investment in vector engineering and optimization, manufacturing, and dosing and delivery techniques.

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Movement Disorders and Rehabilitation Centers

Movement disorder doctors are a key piece to a health care team.  We have several tri-state area centers that join us at the Unity Walk.  Each of them has resources to share with those who live near New York City, and for those who don't.  To get insight on what a movement disorder doctor is, and resources for those living with PD and their care partners click on logos.

   
       
 
 
     
     
 

 

THANK YOU!

Now more than ever, we appreciate the ongoing support of the Parkinson's Unity Walk community. Thank you for coming together with us during our Virtual Unity Walk Celebration.  
 
We can’t say thank you enough to our participants for their fundraising efforts, donors for giving generously in support of research, volunteers for their gift of time and talent, and sponsors for enabling for every donation to go to research.

Donations received by August 8 will be credited to this year's walk and will fund 2020 research grants. Remember that 100% of donations go to research.

We look forward to the day we can be together again in person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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