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.

Exercise Study
Building on strong evidence that exercise helps slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, this study led by Dr. Jon Stoessl explores why exercise is beneficial and seeks to identify the best type, frequency and time of day for optimal results.
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We're pleased to share our newly refreshed website. Visit us at www.pacificparkinsons.org.
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Our Research

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

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Our Impact

The funding from PPRI over the years has been staggeringly important.

– Dr. Jon Stoessl