A Closer Look

PAN Advocate David Higgins Named to CIRM Board

California Assistant State Director David Higgins, Ph.D., has been named as a patient advocate member of the Independent Citizen’s Oversight Committee (ICOC), the governing board of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). David will replace Joan Samuelson, PAN’s founder, as the Parkinson’s patient advocate on the board. Learn more.

ABLE Act Amended in House; PAN Withdraws Support

On July 29, 2014, the House Ways and Means Committee held a markup of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (H.R. 647) to help advance the legislation for a possible vote in September. Learn more.

Engaging Candidates Webinar & Resources Now Online

PAN recently held a webinar with Nonprofit VOTE on engaging candidates during this election season. The presentation is now available on our website. Learn more.