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Parkinson's Disease Research and Education Fund

Parkinson's Disease Research and Education Fund

Through your generosity, a gift to this fund will provide immediate support to accelerate the pioneering research that is unraveling the disease mechanisms of Parkinson 's disease and setting the stage for the identification of therapies that can prevent or slow the progress of the disease.

Gifts to this expendable fund will be used at the discretion of the Department of Neurological Sciences Chair to enhance research, education and care for Parkinson's Disease and related disorders in the Department of Neurological Sciences.


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Brenda Helget

Brenda Helget

College of Medicine
402-502-4111 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
Brenda has 21 years of experience in the nonprofit field, with 16 of those years focused on fundraising. She became a Certified Fundraising Professional (CFRE) in 2004 and also has completed the University of Nebraska-Omaha Nonprofit Certificate in Fundraising Management. Brenda says she likes to think of her position as a “matchmaker” – connecting donors with charitable opportunities that allow them to fully experience the joy of giving.
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