Parkinson Research Foundation

The Parkinson Research Foundation (PRF) is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that funds Parkinson research, education, advocacy and free services living with Parkinson disease. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Our Mission

The MISSION of the PARKINSON RESEARCH FOUNDATION is to help find a cure for Parkinson’s disease through funding research, while providing ongoing education and free services that enhance quality of life for Parkinson patients, caregivers, families, & community supporting more than 1 million people through out the  U.S.

Fulfilling Our Mission


  • Funds Research
  • Publishes Scientific Findings
  • Advocates for Scientific Research and the Rights of People with Parkinson’s
  • Promotes Parkinson Awareness by means of Local and National Outreach and Special Events
  • Funds Educational Conferences
  • Provides Funding for PARKINSON PLACE, a 9,000 square foot Multidisciplinary Care Center site in Sarasota, Florida offering over 50 FREE education and participation programs a month as well as ongoing video classes on for the homebound and those outside the service area.

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The money raised by the Foundation funds research, advocacy, education and free services that will support the more than 1 million people with Parkinson’s throughout the United States.

Medical Leadership

Learn about the doctors who give our organization direction to best aid the Parkinson community.

About Our Chairman & Staff

Discover the team that is making our mission a reality and meet the leadership that is bringing us into the future.

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