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30 August 2021

New Study Urges Neurologists to Advocate Vaccinations for Patients with Parkinson’s


Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are at higher risk for vaccine-preventable respiratory illnesses. However, patients with advanced PD may have less access to vaccinations according to a new study published in the JPD. More than 30% of patients surveyed did not know whether their physicians

3 February 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Recommended

Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and healthcare professionals caring for them have expressed concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy and safety in the specific context of PD and its symptomatic treatment. In a commentary just published in JPD, a set of experts addresses these concerns from an evidence-based perspective. Their conclusion is that COVID-19 vaccination with approved vaccines should be recommended to persons with PD, unless there is a specific contraindication.

25 September 2020

JPD and MJFF Accelerating the Publication of Parkinson's Disease Publication Data

Call for Submissions: To address the bias toward the publication of novel positive results, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and JPD invite researchers to “open their notebooks” and submit unpublished results from experiments that attempted to replicate previously published findings from other laboratories.


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