The Silverstein Foundation In the News

The Silverstein Foundation has been featured in national and international publications and broadcast media. Explore the links below to see and hear what others are saying about the Foundation and our Founder’s story.

News articles & blog posts

Year ONE: A review of accomplishments

Our First Year in Review - Announcing the launch of our NEW website This month marks the first anniversary of the launch of The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson's with GBA. We are humbled by the outpouring of support that we have received from far and wide....

March 8th, 2018 Workshop on Accelerating Therapeutic Development in GBA-associated PD

New York, New York – March 8, 2018 – The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson’s with GBA and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research today held a joint workshop on accelerating therapeutic development for people with glucocerebrosidase(GBA)-associated Parkinson’s Disease.  The meeting was held at the Michael J. Fox Foundation headquarters in New York City.


CNBC: Investing in a cure

August, 2017—Wall Street investor Jonathan Silverstein has spent a career finding and funding biotech firms working on cures for rare diseases. But after learning in February he has Parkinson’s Disease, the diagnosis set him and his wife on a path to create a different kind of startup, a foundation to work towards a cure.