Contact: Paul Girolami
NINDS Media Office
Sites of Federally-funded specialized research Centers of Excellence into Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders will be announced at a hearing hosted by Sen. Arlen Specter, Chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. These sites are in addition to the three Centers currently funded in response to the Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Research and Education Act of 1997.
Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Michael J. Fox
President, Parkinson's Action Network
J. William Langston, M.D.
President, The Parkinson's Institute