PAN strongly supports the Department of Defense (DoD) Parkinson’s research program.
The DoD Parkinson’s research program identifies and funds research projects that strive to understand how Parkinson’s disease develops and discover new ways to diagnose, prevent, and treat the disease. Thanks to advocacy by the Parkinson’s community since 1997, the program has funded over $370 million of Parkinson’s research.
Research funded through this program provides the Parkinson’s community with information on how to combat the second most prevalent neurological disorder in the United States. Learn more.
Congress has reached an agreement on a spending package to fund the federal government for the remainder of FY 2015, including full funding at $16 million for the DoD Parkinson’s research program.
Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded at FY 2014 levels through December 11, which means that current funding for the program is remaining flat at $16 million. Learn more.