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Online Presentation: Surgical Options for PD

Monday Feb 22, 2016
Watch from home on your computer!

Dr. Farrokh Farrokhi, MD is a neurosurgeon at Virginia Mason's Neuroscience Institute. He completed his internship in general surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Washington. He specializes in neurosurgery, spine surgery and brain tumors. 

During this online presentation, Dr. Farrokhi will discuss the latest surgery options for people with Parkinson's disease, including Deep Brain Stimulation and others. 

 

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NPF and PDF Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

January 25, 2016 - John W. Kozyak, Chair of the Board of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and Howard D. Morgan, Chair of Board of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), released the following statement today:

The Boards of Directors of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) announced today that they have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to merge the two non-profit organizations.  Both NPF and PDF have a strong track record of funding promising scientific research while enhancing patient care for people living with Parkinson’s disease.  The Boards of both organizations recognize the potential of the combined entity to be a dynamic and comprehensive “next generation” organization.  The organizations anticipate signing definitive documents after completion of due diligence and closing as soon as possible thereafter.

Contacts:
Leilani Pearl (NPF)
(305) 537-9907

Christiana M. Evers (PDF)
(212) 923-4700

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A Well-Tested Testimonial, or Spin for Parkinson's

Friday February 05, 2016

We all have stories. For those of us affected by Parkinson’s disease, the “beginnings” are especially poignant. Of course, the “middles” and “ends” are significant, too! But that first loss, and gain are determined. Indeed, those first sticky words (either the doctor’s or your own) hang onto the sides of memory a bit longer than the rest.

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