The annual Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease symposium, one of the most comprehensive Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease events in the United States, will take place Sept. 26-27, 2018 at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Grand Challenges brings together global leaders in Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease research and features presentations aimed at professionals in the research/medical field, caregivers and people with Parkinson’s. The symposium provides attendees with insights into groundbreaking Parkinson’s disease research and highlights how translational research can impact new therapies and treatments for patients. This year’s symposium is entitled Non-Motor Symptoms and will include presentations, poster sessions and addresses by global leaders in the field of Parkinson’s disease research.

Those interested in sponsoring Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease can forward questions to Kim Cousineau at Kim.Cousineau@vai.org.

Thank you to our generous 2018 sponsors!

Session sponsors
Acorda Therapeutics
Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan


Breakfast sponsor

Lunch sponsor
Journal of Parkinson’s Disease

Supporting sponsors
Acadia Pharmaceuticals
Boston Scientific
GE Healthcare
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health
Parkinson’s Foundation
Renovo Neural
Science Translational Medicine
US WorldMeds