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


  • MJFF Celebrates Pride Month

    “People with Parkinson’s have enough to navigate without being fearful of losing their job because of who they love”: MJFF Celebrates Pride Month

    In honor of Pride Month — a time to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising in our hometown of New York City, and the worldwide impact of the LGBTQ+ community — MJFF has once again draped our logo in the…

  • Debi's Blog: Why I Raised My Hand to Participate in PPMI

    MJFF Co-Founder Debi Brooks Recognized as a NonProfit PRO Award Recipient

    Awarded as 2020 Executive of the Year, Debi Brooks, co-founder of The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), is recognized for her vision and leadership.

  • A Virtual Roundtable for Father’s Day: Adult Children Reflect on Having a Father with Parkinson's

    The ripple effect of a Parkinson’s diagnosis can be deeply felt by everyone in an extended family, especially the children of people with the disease.

  • Racial Bias and the Parkinson’s Journey

    Racial Bias and the Parkinson’s Journey: Reflections from the Staff, Advisors and Community of The Michael J. Fox Foundation

    Starting this week, in the interest of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, the Foundation is sharing stories of the Parkinson’s journey specific to people of color.

  • Jewish American heritage month

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Recognizes Jewish American Heritage Month

    This May, in recognition of Jewish American Heritage Month — a time for paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who have helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society …

  • Bill Rasmussen ESPN

    ESPN Founder on Collaborating with MJFF: “I hope my life story can help more people — even just one more person.”

    Bill Rasmussen is the storied founder of ESPN — the world’s first 24-hour, 7-days-a-week sports television network — who ushered in a new era of broadcast sports news and coverage.

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

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