Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

Eisai Expanding Research Into Parkinson’s Biomarkers, Treatments

Eisai is collaborating with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in research into new treatments for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. The Japan-based pharmaceutical company’s aim is to meld the expertise of Washington University’s investigators in basic and clinical research for such disorders with its…

Vibra Healthcare, MindMaze Team Up on Digital Health Solutions

Vibra Healthcare is partnering with the neurotechnology company MindMaze to provide digital neurotherapeutic tools for people with neurological disorders both in the clinic and at home. The initiative will start with patients at select Vibra hospitals in Kentucky and California. MindMaze’s digital health solutions aim to help people with…

Vanderbilt Earns National Certification for Parkinson’s Care

Largely for its complex and successful efforts to personalize treatment timing for Parkinson’s patients, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has received The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Gold Seal of Approval for Parkinson’s Disease Certification. The Nashville, Tennessee-based VUMC is the nation’s second healthcare organization to receive the…

Parkinson’s Foundation, Tag.bio Partner to Speed New Treatments

The Parkinson’s Foundation and data analytics company Tag.bio are partnering to help advance Parkinson’s disease research, with the goal being better treatments and improved care. “We are thrilled to partner with the Parkinson’s Foundation, a global leader in improving life for those living with Parkinson’s disease,” said…

Parkinson’s Foundation Opens Its 2023 Community Grants Program

The Parkinson’s Foundation is accepting applications for its 2023 community grants, awarding a total of $1 million in support of local health, wellness, and educational programs helping to address the unmet needs of Parkinson’s disease communities. Awards range from $10,000 to $25,000, and the funding period runs from July…

MJFF Expands Fellowship Program for Movement Disorder Specialists

To better care for the growing number of people with Parkinson’s disease and their families, the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is expanding the size and reach of its global Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders program. The two-year fellowship supports medical centers in training a new generation of…

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