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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.


  • Pioneer in LRRK2 Biology, Dario Alessi, PhD, Awarded the Robert A. Pritzker Prize

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) awarded the 2023 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Research to Dario Alessi, PhD, at a ceremony on November 11 in…

  • Jason Isbell and Bobby Weir at MJFF 2023 Funny Thing

    Legendary Talent at the #FoxGala Helps Raise $4 Million and Celebrates a Transformative Year for PD Science

    Check out photos from MJFF’s annual gala, which to date has raised more than $116 million for research.

  • Future of Health Summit 2023

    MJFF's Debi Brooks Joins Future of Health Summit Panel: “Shooting for the Moon: Embracing Moonshot Philanthropy to Revolutionize Human Health”

    Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Co-Founder and CEO Debi Brooks joined leading organizations and philanthropists for a robust panel titled, “Shooting for the Moon: Embracing Moonshot Philanthropy to…

  • Hundreds attend one of the many seminars

    MJFF Program Trains the Next Generations of Parkinson’s Doctors

    MJFF hosts an annual educational course to teach doctors in training the latest Parkinson’s care and research and to encourage them to consider a career in the field.

  • Michael J. Fox on the cover of Town and Country

    The Five Best Quotes from Michael J. Fox’s “Town & Country" Cover Story

    The top five quotes from Michael’s cover story with "Town & Country."

  • PDTC event

    MJFF Hosts Annual Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Conference, Convenes Field Leaders to Foster Collaborations and Share Research Findings

    Scientists Discuss the State of Drug Development, from New Targets to Patient Input

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

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