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Read current and past news articles about The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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    Fortune, “Exclusive: Billionaire Ken Griffin to Fund $10 Million Parkinson’s Competition with Michael J. Fox Foundation”

    Ken Griffin, Founder and CEO of the Chicago-based global investment firm Citadel and MJFF Co-Founder Debi Brooks spoke with Fortune’s Sy Mukherjee on the $10-million program spurring a scientific race in pursuit of a game-changing tool in Parkinson’s research.  

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    Fortune, "World's Greatest Leaders"

    Fortune Magazine released their sixth annual list of the "World's Greatest Leaders" with Michael J. Fox listed at 22 for his leadership with the Foundation and our work to end Parkinson's disease.

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    Fortune, "Michael J. Fox on Living with Parkinson's, Research Challenges, and His New Tattoo"

    Michael J. Fox and Debi Brooks chat with Fortune about how patients are driving research forward.

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    New York Times Magazine, "Michael J. Fox on acting with Parkinson's, taking the wrong roles and staying positive: 'Until it’s not funny anymore, it is funny.'"

    Michael J. Fox sat down for an intimate Q&A with the New York Times Magazine’s Talk column.

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    Bloomberg, "The Michael J. Fox Foundation Gets Results"

    The column discusses the Foundation's "de-risking" strategy and impact, using the recent FDA approval of Inbrija as a proof point on the current transformation in Parkinson's research.

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    Forbes, "Milestone Moment: A Parkinson’s Drug Moves Forward With Help From Michael J. Fox"

    Timed during the 12th annual Parkinson's Disease Therapeutics Conference, "Forbes" covered a historical moment for the promising genetic target LRRK2 and the Foundation's role in moving research forward.

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    Variety, "Michael J. Fox on Parkinson’s, Overcoming Fear and the Race for a Cure"

    Variety names Michael J. Fox philanthropist of the year. In the featured article, Michael expresses optimism navigating his Parkinson disease and the Foundation’s breakthrough initiatives, Fox Insight and PPMI.

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    American Ninja Warrior Nation, "Akbar’s Parkour 4 Parkinson’s Event Brought out the Very Best in the Ninja Community"

    MJFF Board member and host of "American Ninja Warrior" Akbar Gbajabiamila held his first Team Fox event, Parkour 4 Parkinson's. Dozens of "Ninja" athletes from the hit show attended to raise awareness and critical funds for Parkinson's research.

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