Dr. Silke Cresswell examines cryo-preserved microbiome samples.
Research funding with a difference.

Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute is an innovative charity, dedicated to helping make the ground-breaking research at UBC’s Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre possible.

Our donors share a unique relationship with some of the world’s leading Parkinson’s researchers. We invite you to join us in working towards the day Parkinson’s won’t just be managed. It will be cured.

Sleep Disruption Study

Interrupted sleep is common in Parkinson’s patients. To explore the effectiveness of new interventions and treatments in improving sleep, PPRI has funded a three-year study led by Dr. Martin McKeown and Dr. Jason Valerio.
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Apr 23 2018 06:16pm
Mark your calendar! The next Porridge for Parkinson's will be held on Sunday, May 6 from 9 to noon in West Vancouver. Please direct message us for details.
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Our Research

Watch PPRI-funded scientists share updates from their latest research projects.

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Our Impact

I choose to support Parkinson's research through PPRI because of its special relationship with the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre: funding scientists' jobs, highlighting preferred areas of research and being among the first to learn about promising new findings.

- Bjorn Moller, PPRI Director & Donor