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The Foundation supports research across basic, translational and clinical science to speed breakthroughs that can lead to the creation of new treatments and a better quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease.

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  • Therapeutic Pipeline Program, 2018
    The PERSPECTIVE study: Personalized Speech Therapy for Active Conversation

    Study Rationale:
    Many people with Parkinson's disease have speech problems, which can be overcome by instructing patients to intentionally speak louder. However, to use this technique in daily life...

  • Research Grant, 2022
    Objectively Measuring the Severity of Vocal and Speech-related Symptoms Associated with Parkinson’s Disease

    Study Rationale: The ability to objectively measure vocal symptoms is necessary to better characterize the emergence and development of speech deficits, particularly in the early phases of Parkinson’s...

  • Clinical Discovery Awards, 2006
    Treating speech disorders in patients with Parkinson's disease using altered auditory feedback

    Speech problems are common in patients with Parkinson's disease. At an early stage, patients may find it hard to project their voice. As the disease progresses, patients start to have difficulty...

  • Clinical Intervention Awards, 2009
    SING-PD: Singing In Groups for Parkinson's Disease: A Phase I/II Study of Choral Therapy for PD-related Voice/Speech Impairment

    To compare two forms of speech and voice therapy (one involving breathing and speech exercises and the other involving singing in groups) to see which type of therapy is better in...

  • Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures, 2017
    Using Automatic Acoustic Speech Analysis and REM Sleep Behavior Disorder to Detect Individuals at High Risk of Parkinson's Disease and Other Alpha-synucleinopathies

    Study Rationale:
    Speech is an important indicator of motor function and movement coordination and can be extremely sensitive to the progression of neurologic diseases. The aim of this project is to...

  • Therapeutic Pipeline Program, 2021
    Understand Me for Life: An Intelligibility App for Parkinson's Disease

    Study Rationale:
    Approximately 90% of people with Parkinson’s develop speech and language problems over the course of the disease, and more than half of these speakers experience problems with...

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