Hope Through Research

Parkinson's researchers whose projects were funded by the Parkinson Canada Research Program

Research holds the key to unlocking the mysteries of Parkinson’s. Scientific excellence and the courage of both researchers and participants are vital to the search for treatments and a cure. Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, since 1981, the Parkinson Canada Research Program has invested more than $32 million in funding for research, … Read more

REM Sleep Study Reaps Benefits for Larger Research Community

Dr. Penny MacDonald's study into REM sleep is inspiring hope

If you have participated in Pedaling for Parkinson’s, you are familiar with the Pedaling for Parkinson’s Research Grant that your fundraising dollars help support. This month, we’d like to share an example of the vital research that your fundraising dollars make possible. And how funding provided by Jeff and Shelley Parr in memory of Dr. … Read more

Pedaling for Parkinson’s Summerside, P.E.I.

Event Organizers: Dan Steele & Bruce Macpherson

On September 25th and 26th, members of the Parkinson’s community will be Pedaling for Parkinson’s in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, the City by the Sea. This inclusive, family-friendly event will have varied looped ride options from 35km to 100 km along the gentle Confederation trail, offering participants the perfect opportunity to savour the coastal scenery … Read more

Announcing the formation of Parkinson Canada’s Research and Clinical Advisory Committee

Group of medical professionals huddling

Research is a foundational cornerstone of Parkinson Canada’s mandate. Your support fosters research innovation through the Parkinson Canada Research Program and Canadian Open Parkinson Network, programs governed by strong scientific leadership. We are excited to announce a newly formed advisory committee dedicated to research and other critical matters. The Research and Clinical Advisory Committee (RCAC) … Read more