Read about how they “… will continue to fight for a cure … so that our children will know Parkinson's as a disease of the past.” – Doug Nemeth, Team Member
What began as a team of three in 2002 has grown to as many as ninety people! So far, team members have raised a total of $100,000 for research.
Stars in Action - Team Ryan's Hope
Inspired by many he has met through his journey while living with Parkinson’s disease, John Ryan, Team Captain, pays it forward. Read about how he’s assisting others who are newly diagnosed, and their families, through the creation of Team Ryan’s Hope’s website and blog.
Your Dollars at Work
The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is funding research to test the feasibility of using a smartphone to quantify gait disturbances in the clinic setting and home environment. This study projects that results will yield a new objective measurement for gait disturbances in Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients with the potential to help not only validate a clinical observation, but to identify and track indications for changes in PD management strategies.