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Read expert commentary, insights and general announcements on how the Foundation is paving the way for Parkinson's research.

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    Congratulations, Michael J. Fox: 2023 Elevate Prize Catalyst Award Winner

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) congratulates founder Michael J. Fox as the recipient of the 2023 Elevate Prize Catalyst Award conferred by the Elevate Prize Foundation.

  • Taking Pride in Brain Health: Webinar Highlights Experience and Research Needs for LGBTQ+ People Living with Parkinson’s

    MJFF and SAGE, which provides advocacy and services for LGBTQ+ elders, collaborated on a webinar about how the LGBTQ+ community experiences Parkinson’s disease and highlighted the importance of…

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    Team Fox Becomes Official Charity Partner of the American Birkebeiner's 50th Anniversary

    After Bill Brown was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in 2015, the same disease his father lived with, he learned about Team Fox and decided to turn his goal of skiing all 20 Worldloppet races…

  • 5 Common Myths about Parkinson's Disease Caregiving

    Remembering the Late Dr. Jeanne Arnold’s Profound Generosity

    Delia De Sasia was Jeanne Arnold’s life partner of 32 years and primary caregiver for the last eight. When Jeanne passed, Delia continued to support Parkinson’s research in search of the cure that…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Joins the Parkinson’s Community at the 2023 World Parkinson Congress in Barcelona, Spain

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) enjoyed meeting thousands of new and old friends in the Parkinson’s community for the 6th World Parkinson Congress (WPC) in Barcelona, Spain.

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    Remembering Patient Council Member Bill Wilkins

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) mourns the passing of Foundation Patient Council member W.N. “Bill” Wilkins. He passed away on July 2, 2023, at age 86.

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