Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA)
8830 Cameron St. #201, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Parkinson Social Network
A local resource, Parkinson Social Network is a new nonprofit corporation, established in late 2017, whose purpose is to educate, advocate, support and enrich the lives of those touched by Parkinson’s disease. They offer social events and participate in outreach events. You can subscribe to their weekly e-newsletter, Out & About with Parkinson’s, through their website, or contact Sonia Gow at 571-286-5000 or Sonia@ParkinsonSocialNetwork.org for more information.
Aware In Care
Your doctor wants you to get your medicines on time. In the hospital, 3 out of 4 people with Parkinson’s don’t. Change the odds. Get your FREE Aware In Care Kit from the Parkinson’s Foundation. PFNCA also has some available at their office.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163
Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
601 N. Caroline Street, Room 5064
Baltimore, MD 21287
Appointment Phone: 410-502-0133, option 2
SOME SITES WITH INFORMATION ABOUT CLINICAL TRIALS
clinicaltrials.gov – Lists world-wide studies, sponsored by NIH
foxtrialfinder.org – Sponsored by the Michael J Fox Foundation, this is a matching tool to help volunteers find the right trial for their need.
OTHER SITES RECOMMENDED BY MEMBERS
VIARTIS – A good search source of abstracts from medical journals about current research on Parkinson’s if you indicate that’s the category you want when you register.
Thanks to the Friends in Frederick Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for the idea of beefing up the site and for sharing the information. Check them out at fifpdsg.org .