The National Parkinson Foundation has issued a news release. “It is with great enthusiasm that we share the news that the National Parkinson Foundation and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation have finalized the merger and will operate as the Parkinson’s Foundation. As a stronger, united group, we can work together toward accomplishing our goals and mission.” You may read the official press release by clicking on the link below:
Comprehensive Care for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
At the Northwestern Medicine Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, our goal is to help our patients manage their disease and improve their quality of life by reducing symptoms, preventing complications and providing support and assistance to patients and their families. We achieve this though:
Our multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders includes the collaboration of experts in the fields of neurology, psychiatry, nursing, genetics and social work, in one convenient location in downtown Chicago. We also offer rehabilitation, wellness and support services in the in the northern suburbs.
Tailored treatment plans may include:
Research and Clinical Trials
Our patients benefit from ongoing clinical trials through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, one of the nation's premier institutions for movement disorders research. To learn more about participating in clinical trials, please call 312-503-0755, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) as a worldwide Center of Excellence. We offer comprehensive care for Huntington’s Disease, and are one of a few Wilson Disease Centers of Excellence in the world.
Our mission is to provide innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. We aim to promote health, education and support for patients, caregivers, family members, healthcare providers, and the community, and to conduct pre-clinical and clinical research in order to extend the knowledge and treatment of movement disorders.
Meet Our Team
Huntington's Disease Spring Patient and Family Symposium – Chicago
September 10 | 9 am to noon
Location: Feinberg Pavilion, Conference Room A
Call 312.926.8400 to register or register online at classes.nmh.org
Annual Patient and Family Symposium on Parkinson's Disease
October 15 | 8 am to 12:30 pm
Call 312.926.8400 to register or register online at classes.nmh.org.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
675 North Saint Clair
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Rock Steady Boxing Opening Location on Northside of Chicago (more info)
2015 PD Support Group Schedule for Deerfield and Northbrook (more info)
Second City gives Improv lessons to Parkinson's patients
RIC's Research Study: Cycling in Parkinson's Disease. For more information on how to participate contact Michael Schmitt at 312-238-2845 (more info)
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