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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.



How Trial Participation is Helping Me Define Parkinson's on My Own Terms

April 03, 2014

I emailed one of the clinicians, and he called me back right away: They needed recently diagnosed people who hadn't started taking medication yet. Was I interested? Heck yeah.



At 83 Years Old, Trial Participant Says, "Help However You Can"

March 27, 2014

In December, Marie Beck's son Thomas attended MJFF's San Francisco Clinical Trials Fair. Less than three months later, Marie is finishing up her third trial that she learned about through the fair.



This Clinical Trial Participant Isn't One to "Sit on the Sidelines"

March 20, 2014

"I've heard other people say Parkinson's is a gift. It really has opened doors," says Brian Toronyi of his experience participating in a clinical trial.



Fox Trial Finder Ambassador Brings Attention to Urgent Need for Trial Volunteers

March 04, 2014

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



Clinical Trials Fair Piques Southeast's Interest in Parkinson's Disease Research Opportunities

March 03, 2014

On February 22, 150 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and their loved ones descended on Chattanooga, TN for the Southeast Clinical Trials Fair presented by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Fox Trial.



Michael Vanek is Participating in Every Clinical Trial He Possibly Can

March 03, 2014

"I will continue doing this until they don't need me anymore," says Michael Vanek. "It's an exciting time to have Parkinson's." Michael also encourages other patients to participate in PD trials.



BioFIND Challenges Control Volunteers to Participate in Research

February 21, 2014

Today, there is a specific opportunity for people who do not have Parkinson's disease (PD) to contribute to research by serving as control volunteers.



Trial Participation is "Another Way of Contributing to the Cause" Says One Volunteer

February 20, 2014

With a background working for a neurologist, participating in clinical trials was an easy call for Gail Brungart. "I felt that's what I could do," she said.



Fox Trial Finder Referral Challenge Garners Over 1,400 New Volunteers

January 27, 2014

For the last three months of 2013, clinical research sites across the United States and beyond competed to refer the largest number of Parkinson's patients and control volunteers into FTF.


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