Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Research Programs"
December 23, 2016
Some of our on-staff PhDs reflect on the work in 2016 that brought us closer to our goal of a world without Parkinson's disease.
September 10, 2015
Our research team shares how the questions that patients ask at our events inform the MJFF research strategy.
May 29, 2015
Earlier this year MJFF launched two programs investigating the unknowns around alpha-synuclein, our most promising target for a disease-modifying therapy.
June 02, 2014
Scientific Advisor Jennifer Johnston, PhD, is the recipient of the 2014 James William Langston Award for her insight and advice in support of our mission to cure Parkinson's disease.
December 31, 2013
Dr. Kathleen Shannon of Rush University talks to Dave Iverson about the need for a definitive Parkinson's diagnostic test, what researchers are doing to develop one and how patients can help.
December 21, 2013
Each Monday at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Research Programs and Research Operations teams gather to share updates. This past week the meeting had a special theme.
November 26, 2013
The Michael J. Fox Foundation Contributing Editor Dave Iverson speaks with Kalpana Merchant, PhD of Eli Lilly and Company about the latest in Parkinson's disease research.
November 08, 2013
Levels of alpha-synuclein in the brainmeasured through imaging toolscould be a biomarker that would help researchers diagnose the disease better and test potential therapies faster.
September 13, 2013
The MJFF Research Tools Program recently marked some milestones in the ongoing effort to strategically grow the MJFF tools catalogue and improve understanding of current tools and their utility.
August 15, 2013
A new series will hear from MJFF staff on the conferences they're attending and how they hope to contribute to and benefit from the experience. First up, Brian Fiske, PhD, MJFF Vice President.