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


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    MJFF Honors the Life and Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) joins the nation in mourning the loss of Representative John Lewis (D-GA).

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    MJFF’s Dr. Rachel Dolhun Shares Learnings From COVID-19

    We sat down with Dr. Dolhun to hear more about what we might learn from the pandemic and what to think about as local businesses and doctor’s offices reopen.

  • 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…

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    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.

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