2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K

Registration is now open for the 2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K . Join us on October 27 at UAB Campus Green for a 5k Fighter run and Fighter walk. This years route will comprise of UAB and surrounding areas with all proceeds benefiting research towards a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.

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Check the website periodically or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for the latest news on the 2018 Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K. For more information, contact Mary T Miller.

2018 Parkinson’s Symposium

The Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) is again thrilled to host a Parkinson’s Symposium on Saturday, September 15 from 8:30AM to 2:00 PM at The Club (Ballroom) in Birmingham.

Our annual symposium draws PD patients, caregivers, and loved ones from all over Alabama to engage multiple thought leaders who are experts in Parkinson’s Disease research, treatment, care and other focus areas. Whether you’re a PD patient, caregiver, medical professionaladvocate, or simply want know more about this complex disease – the Parkinson’s Symposium offers something for everyone.

We encourage everyone interested in attending the Symposium to register online using this link. A registration fee of $20 per person is requested, but not required, and includes lunch.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram for the latest Symposium news or email the PAA Executive Director, Mary T Miller, for more information.

Tanner Foundation Neurological Conference

The Tanner Foundation for Neurological Diseases will host its annual Neurological Conference on October 19, 2017 from 8am – 4pm at the Canterbury Methodist Church conference facility in Birmingham.

Approved CEU tracks will be available – ALS, MS and Parkinson’s Disease – with experts from each field of practice speaking in regard to the latest update in diagnosis and treatment practice parameters.

Click this link to register for the conference or obtain additional information. (Scroll to bottom of page for conference registration link)

Exercise is Regenerative Medicine: Impact on Parkinson’s Disease

The May NeuroScience Cafe is right around the corner and this month’s topic is Exercise is Regenerative Medicine: Impact on Parkinson’s Disease. Brought to you by UAB’s Comprehensive Neuroscience Center (CNC), the May cafe will be held at the Hoover Public Library (200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, AL 35216) Monday, May 21 at 6:30 PM and lead by Dr. Marcas Bamman from the Department of Neurology at UAB.

The overall goal of these cafés is to help educate the public on the latest clinical care and neuroscience-related research taking place at UAB. Our audience is typically made up of older adults as well as individuals and family members who have been affected by the topic. The program runs for about an hour and is very casual and relaxed!

We would love for anyone involved in the Parkinson Association of Alabama to come and learn about the insights from neuroscience research.

Save the Date! Taste for a Cure 2018

Save the date Birmingham! PAA is thrilled to announce that Taste for a Cure 2018, presented by the Ernest G. DeBakey Charitable Foundation, is Thursday, April 19 at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you at Haven for another great evening of:

Proceeds benefit medical research towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Tickets may be purchased online now and you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Mary T Miller for more information.