Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Brin Wojcicki Challenge"
April 04, 2013
In 2013, MJFF announced it had met — and surpassed — the two-year $50-million Brin Wojcicki Challenge. Expensive work continues to keep potential new treatments flowing forward.
February 28, 2013
It's official: With your help, we've surpassed the $50-million Brin Wojcicki Challenge. Thanks to the enthusiasm and generosity of the Foundation's community of donors, Challenge-eligible giving
"Sticking My Neck Out for the Right Reasons": Celebrity Chef Chris Cosentino Wins "Top Chef Masters"
December 07, 2012
On July 25, alongside nine other award-winning chefs, Chris Cosentino, executive chef at San Francisco's celebrated Incanto restaurant, debuted on Season 4 of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters."
December 04, 2012
An update on the Brin Wojcicki Challenge from Sheila Kelly, MJFF's vice president of development, on what it's making possible, its progress, and how you can help.
December 03, 2012
When Nikki Marshall first got involved with the Foundation, she was searching for ways to help her husband, Tom. What she didn't expect was how much it would help her — and their two daughters.
November 30, 2012
Like many couples, in their 39 years of marriage, Alison and Bob Wachstein of Weston, Connecticut, have done so much together. But few can share this: their participation in the PPMI clinical study.
November 26, 2012
Five years ago, Wendy Tigner was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease (YOPD) at age 46. One of her first questions to her neurologist was, "Do you know anyone else like me?"
November 22, 2012
In 2012 we saw significant progress and change in Parkinson's disease research, despite a climate of insufficient funding. We are gaining momentum.
October 08, 2012
Bill Price and his father, Bill, Sr., shared a connection more unusual than most: their Parkinson's disease. In fact, they were diagnosed within a year of each other.
October 08, 2012
Although Bill Bucklew of Wilmette, Illinois, suspected he might have Parkinson's, the diagnosis in early 2012 still felt like "a punch in the chest."