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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.


  • Meet Captain Jim: From Navy Veteran to Research Volunteer

    A film, "Captain Jim: A Tradition of Service," directed by filmmaker Brooke McDonough, follows Captain Jim and his family along their journey with Parkinson’s and participating in research.

  • Willie Geist Narrates New Video: “Your Nose Knows: How to Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age"

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation presents an animation video, narrated by Willie Geist, shedding light on the connection between smell loss and brain health.

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    Preparing for a Weather Emergency with Parkinson’s

    MJFF continues to support those impacted by natural disasters and provides resources to prepare in case of an emergency.

  • Comedian Mike Birbiglia Narrates MJFF Animation Video: “What’s the Connection Between Sleep and Brain Disease?”

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation presents its first of a series of animation videos speaking to Parkinson's risk factors. In this video, discover the link between acting out dreams (punching,…

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    MJFF and Parkinson Alliance Announce Transition of Parkinson’s Unity Walk: “When the Parkinson’s Community Rallies Together, Magical Things Happen”

    Today, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and The Parkinson Alliance announced that the Parkinson’s Unity Walk — a annual walk held each April in New York City’s Central…

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    Watch Jimmy Choi’s Final Hurrah on American Ninja Warrior (Spoilers Inside!)

    In case you missed it, last night, five-time American Ninja Warrior (ANW) veteran athlete and Team Fox member Jimmy Choi, age 45, took on his final obstacle run during the American Ninja Warrior…

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