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


  • 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…

  • Homepage for Michaeljfox.org.

    In Case You Missed It: MJFF Launches Redesigned Michaeljfox.org

    Have you visited the new michaeljfox.org yet? “Our website is a key resource to serve the Parkinson’s community with trusted information on this highly complex disease,” said Todd Sherer, PhD, chief…

  • Logo for the fifth World Parkinson's Congress in Kyoto, Japan.

    MJFF at the 2019 World Parkinson Congress, in Photos

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation was proud to join thousands of members of the Parkinson’s community for the 5th World Parkinson Congress (WPC) in Kyoto, Japan.

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

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