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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.


  • Akbar Gbajabiamila Narrates New Video: “If my family member has Parkinson’s, will I get the disease?”

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation presents an animation video, narrated by Akbar Gbajabiamila, shedding light on the connection between family history and Parkinson’s risk.

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    RaceTrac’s Longstanding Legacy of Giving Back to Speed a Parkinson’s Cure

    For over a decade, RaceTrac, a third-generation family-owned company, has supported MJFF's mission in various ways.

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    Congratulations, Michael J. Fox: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Winner

    On Saturday, November 19, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Michael J. Fox with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his tireless advocacy efforts.

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    The Athletic: NFL Alum and TV Host Akbar Gbajabiamila Talks about Using His Platforms to Help Parkinson’s Research


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    Remembering Patient Council Member Eric Pitcher

    MJFF mourns the passing of Foundation Patient Council member Eric Pitcher.

  • MJF Funny Thing 2022 with Friends

    Star-Studded #FoxGala Raises $4 Million and Celebrates the Foundation’s Tireless Work toward a Cure

    On Saturday, October 29, nearly 600 friends gathered at the extraordinary Casa Cipriani in New York City. Guests celebrated the Foundation’s tireless work accelerating Parkinson’s research and its…

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