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Krishna Knabe

Director • Research Communications

Krishna Knabe, Research Communications Director.

Krishna F. Knabe directs The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s research communications. She joined the Foundation in 2018. Her work involves engaging audiences in our research strategy, what we fund, and the impact of those investments on the lives of Parkinson’s disease patients. She brings more than 15 years of strategic communications experience — with a focus on developing and implementing successful brand and content strategies — to her role.

Prior to joining MJFF, she served as director of communications and marketing at the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. Her experience also includes senior communications and editorial roles at major educational and arts institutions as well as national and regional publications.



Krishna earned a master’s of science in strategic communications from Columbia University and a bachelor of arts from the University of Chicago.



Recent Articles by Krishna Knabe

  • Ask the PhD: Big Data, Better Answers

    August 21, 2019

  • Ask the PhD: Parkin, PINK1 and Parkinson’s

    August 2, 2019

  • Study Finds Link Between Infections and Parkinson’s

    July 19, 2019

  • MJFF Recognized for Our Commitment to Data Sharing

    July 16, 2019

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