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Donate your Share Parcels to Parkinson's research

Did you know you can donate your shares to Shake It Up?

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

ShareGift Australia provides a platform to increase giving by shareholders to the Australian community, in a sustainable and transparent manner by converting share parcels to cash and donating the proceeds to charity. ShareGift works with their stockbroker partners to facilitate…

According to a recent survey conducted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation, only half of U.S. adults are aware that reduced sense of smell can be a precursor to brain disease.

Podcast: Sniff Test for Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Listen to this Podcast Lack of objective tests to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD) challenges drug development and patient care. While scientists are looking to pinpoint PD earlier through skin and spinal fluid, there is also promising research on some less…

Parkinson’s Protein Levels Stable over Year in Early Disease

Monday, 16 October 2017

Today researchers from the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) — a landmark study to find measures of Parkinson’s disease sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) — published the first results looking at protein levels in spinal fluid in…

Joel runs a marathon for Parkinson's

Our Hero Runs a Marathon for Parkinson’s

Friday, 6 October 2017

Our hero this week is Joel who took on the Marathon in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.   As a teenager, he saw the impact that Parkinson’s had on his Grandmother’s daily living and identity.  Joel believes it’s important to…

Greater Collective Leadership Challenge for Parkinson's

Are you Looking for a Leadership Challenge?

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Shake It Up has partnered with The Greater Collective as the chosen charity for an experiential leadership course commencing in February 2018. We have a real business challenge that we have submitted to The Greater Collective that we need your…

Grand Rapid Challenges in Parkinson's Scientific Event

Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease Scientific Symposium

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Leading Parkinson’s experts and advocates from around the world have gathered at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) in Grand Rapids this week for Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease, a scientific event highlighting the latest breakthroughs in Parkinson’s research and treatment. The theme…