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Foundation Updates

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


  • Staff members from Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. at the New York City Fox Trot.

    Signature Series Sponsor Spotlight: Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.

    In 2017, Acorda signed on as a sponsor of MJFF’s inaugural Boston Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk.

  • Muhammed Ali and Michael J. Fox.

    Michael J. Fox Honored with ‘Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for Courage’

    The award recognizes individuals who are driven by a call to action to effect positive change in the world.

  • Logo for Spit podcast by 23andMe.

    23andMe Podcast: 'Beating Parkinson’s to the Punch with Laila Ali'

    With participants Laila Ali, Debi Brooks, Andy Singleton and Jimmy Choi, the “Spit” podcast — an iHeartRadio and 23andMe production — fueled an unscripted conversation on genetics, health, wellness,…

  • MJFF's summer Interns sitting around the table in a conference room.

    Meet the Summer Interns of MJFF


  • The Michael J. Fox Foundation Pride logo.

    Parkinson’s Disease Does Not Discriminate: MJFF Honors the LGBTQ+ Community

    Parkinson’s disease doesn’t discriminate by race, gender, age or sexual orientation. At The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), we often say, “when you’ve met one person with Parkinson’s, you’ve met…

  • Logo for Parkinson's IQ + You.

    MJFF Launching New Local Event Series to Empower the Parkinson’s Community

    “Parkinson’s IQ + You” will come to Atlanta and Southern California in 2019 and more cities in 2020 to educate the community about care, research and local resources.

Michael J. Fox in blue sweater posing for the camera.

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