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The latest reporting and analysis on breakthroughs in Parkinson's research and issues that matter most to you.


Could You Handle the Baehr Challenge?

April 17, 2014

Annual obstacle course brings together more than 500 supporters for fifth anniversary event.



Fox Trial Finder Ambassador Refuses to Take Her Diagnosis Lying Down

April 17, 2014

Jodi Cianci is a Fox Trial Finder Ambassador who is committed to spreading the word about the critical importance of participation in PD clinical trials.



These Cute Tees Support Parkinson's Disease Research

April 16, 2014

Small clothing business Ridge's Stitches is donating a portion of their proceeds to The Michael J. Fox Foundation this month.



Newly Funded Projects: Probing the Protein Parkin

April 16, 2014

Some new projects in the MJFF-funded portfolio focus on learning more about the protein parkin and targeting it with therapies to slow or stop Parkinson's.



You're Invited: Fifth Annual Sunday Funday in New York City

April 15, 2014

On Sunday, April 27, the Team Fox Young Professionals of NYC will host their Fifth Annual Sunday Funday at The Bowery Hotel. Join them for an afternoon of music, food and tasty cocktails!



Gaining a New Perspective through Community Involvement

April 15, 2014

Danielle Bradley shares her experience in helping her mother stay positive and motivated with readers of our Spring 2014 newsletter



Elementary School Students Raise Over $3,900 in Annual Spelling Bee

April 15, 2014

From preschool through grade 3, students at St. Clairsville Elementary in Ohio perfected their spelling and collected donations in anticipation for the 2nd Annual Spell for a Cure Spelling Bee.



Scientists Discover Potential Pathway of LRRK2 Dysfunction

April 14, 2014

Researchers have reported on a potential route through which mutations in the LRRK2 gene — the greatest known genetic contributor to Parkinson's disease (PD) — lead to cell death.



Racetrac Promotions Support Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

April 14, 2014

The Southeast gas station convenience store chain has three promotions supporting the Foundation this month.



With Charity Miles, Your Workout Funds Parkinson's Disease Research

April 14, 2014

One user of the smartphone app Charity Miles, Grove Ayers, has raised $1,500 for the Foundation by biking and running.


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