March 2017


Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 22 February 2017

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Wine tasting, Surrey, UK

If you’re a fan of fine wines, head to this wine tasting event held in aid of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Tickets are £20 per person.


2017 Los Angeles Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk presented by Team Fox, California, US

Raise money via Team Fox and join one of these middle-distance races. If you’re looking for a post-race brunch, head to any of the Grill Concepts Restaurants and show your Fox Trot Race bib to receive a 25% discount.


PDF PD Expert Briefing: ‘Diagnosis PD, Now What? Managing the First Few Years with Parkinson’s’, 13:00–14:00 EST

Join the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and Dr Suketu Khandhar online as they explain the things you can do, early on, to take charge of the condition.


Raising the Bar: Public School 972, Addison, Texas, US

The launch party of the Public School 972 Restaurant and Bar – entry includes craft beers, artisan cocktails and appetisers. The raffle and silent auction items include a 70″ Smart TV and a painting by David Lyons. All proceeds will go directly to The Michael J Fox Foundation.


International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society James Parkinson – An Essay on the Shaking Palsy 1817: A Celebration of 200 Years of Progress’, London, UK

This public seminar will discuss different views on the treatment of Parkinson’s, explain the approaches used to slow disease progression and describe the advances made in 200 years.


Cure3 Exhibition, London, UK

A unique art exhibition featuring cuboid artworks from 50 contemporary artists. Entry is free and all pieces will be sold at a fixed price at London auction house Bonhams, raising money for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust.


2017 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon, New York, US

Be a part of the team dedicated to outrunning Parkinson’s for The Michael J Fox Foundation. All Team Fox runners will receive a Team Fox running singlet for race day, training plans and fundraising tips via email, and prizes from fundraising challenges.


Bridge Tea, Colston Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK

Play Chicago-style bridge to benefit of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. A table of four costs £40 and includes afternoon tea and prizes.


PDF Nurse Webinar Series: Nursing Solutions: PD Medication Adherence Challenges, 13:00–14:00 EST

If you’re a nurse, login to this webinar, which discusses the medication adherence challenges faced by people with Parkinson’s disease in the community.


European Brain Council, 19th International Neuroscience Winter Conference, Sölden, Austria

A five-day conference series featuring talks in the field of neuroscience. Keynote lecture speakers include: Elisabeth Binder (Germany), Gero Miesenböck (UK), Adi Mizrahi (Israel), Beth Stevens (US) and Tom Südhof (US).

29 March–2 April

13th International Conference on Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s DiseasesVienna, Austria

This five-day conference will provide insights into all the latest research and developments in clinical trials and treatments.

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