American Parkinson’s Disease AssociationThe American Parkinson’s Disease Association (APDA) www.apdaparkinson.org was founded in 1961 to “Ease the Burden and Find the Cure” through research, as well as patient and caregiver support and education. Today, through a nationwide network of 63 Chapters, 57 Information and Referral (I&R) Centers, and more than 250 affiliated support groups, volunteers and healthcare professionals raise more than $2.5 million for research and more than $2 million for direct patient and caregiver support and education.
The location of the American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. is 1250 Hylan Blvde, Suite 4B, Staten Island, NY 10305. 1.800.223.2732
APDA has participated in the funding of every PD scientific discovery. In addition to supporting seven advanced centers for research located in major academic and medical centers across the country, individual research grants and fellowships are awarded annually for promising research by experienced and young scientists. A prominent panel of the country’s most outstanding neurologists and scientists reviews all research applications and recommends funding.