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


  • Jimmy Choi TikTok

    How One Social Media Post Led to a Massive Crowdsourcing Campaign for Parkinson’s Patients

    Jimmy Choi, age 44, is no stranger to social media or the spotlight. As a three-time American Ninja Warrior and veteran Team Fox athlete, Jimmy was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease (PD)…

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    GQ Magazine: “The Promise That Tested My Parents Until the End”

    Guest blogger Chris Solomon writes about the community's reaction to his latest piece, “The Promise That Tested My Parents Until the End,” which was originally published in GQ Magazine in…

  • Sara Tiner and one of her beloved pets

    Dear Diary: Journaling a Commitment to a Cure

    After living with Parkinson’s disease for more than two decades, Sara Elizabeth Tiner passed away on December 15, 2018 at 79. As she made estate plans, she decided to bequeath a generous gift to The…

  • communication tips

    Communicating Over Video: Three Tips for People with Parkinson’s

    Guest blogger Marti Fischer shares tips for maximizing virtual communication, whether for work, a doctor visit, or a holiday gathering with loved ones.

  • New Law Aims to Better Support Care Partners

    The Courage to Change: An Essay on Mindfulness and Action

    For Taryn Fixel, finding empowerment as a care partner  ̶  and for her father who has been living with Parkinson’s disease for more than 20 years  ̶  came through self-reflection and designing…

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    Michael J. Fox and Debi Brooks Go Back in Time to Day One of the Foundation

    Just kick back, relax and enjoy this “fireside chat” between our Founders Michael J. Fox and Debi Brooks as they speak with Fortune Editor-in-Chief Cliff Leaf and reflect on day one of the…

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

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