National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading
U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system
disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information
about these disorders.
American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
This not-for-profit organization has information and
referral centers in most states to provide information on local health
services, availability of doctors experienced with the disease, and updated
information on medications. APDA has 90 fundraising chapters and more than 400
support groups nationwide.
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)
1501 NW 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136-1494
The National Parkinson Foundation provides information
on problems related to Parkinson's disease. It also maintains the Bob Hope
National Parkinson Research and Rehabilitation Institute. NPF conducts research
on Parkinson's disease, provides doctor referrals, and sponsors a variety of
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
New York, NY 10018
This national not-for-profit organization is dedicated
to research on the cause, prevention, treatment, and cure of Parkinson's
disease and related conditions. It maintains laboratories and grants
postdoctoral and student fellowships. It also provides referrals to support
groups and neurologists.
5731 Mosholu Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
WE MOVE is an Internet resource for movement disorder
information. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to educating people about the latest
treatment options for neurologic movement disorders. WE MOVE also has
information on support groups and hosts discussions and chat rooms on the website.
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December 05, 2012
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