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

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    STAT, “Biogen Strikes $1 Billion Deal with Denali to Advance Parkinson’s Drug Based on Approach That Was Nearly Abandoned”

    With the announcement of a $1-billion biotechnology deal between Biogen and Denali Therapeutics, MJFF’s impact in de-risking LRRK2 therapies is featured within STAT’s coverage of the collaboration.

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    USA Today, “COVID Has Made Living with Parkinson’s More Difficult, Increased Symptoms, Survey Finds”

    USA Today covers the Foundation’s announcement of the largest data set of self-reported data on COVID-19 and Parkinson’s disease garnered through our online clinical study, Fox Insight. The story includes an interview with Fox Insight’s principal investigator and professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Carlie Tanner, MD, PhD.

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    Reuters, “From Parkinson’s to Peanut Allergy, Pandemic Puts Brakes on New Drugs”

    Rachel Dolhun, MD, vice president of medical communications at MJFF, provides expert commentary on the impact of delayed drugs for the Parkinson’s community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Brain and Life, “Neurologists and Patients Weigh In on How We Can Heal Together”

    MJFF’s Vice President of Medical Communications Rachel Dolhun, MD and other neurological disease experts discuss learnings from the pandemic as society prepares to reopen.

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    ESPN Front Row, “ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen Announces Collaboration with Michael J. Fox Foundation”

    In a video interview, ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen discusses his new role as an MJFF ambassador and how he remains positive and active while living with Parkinson’s.


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    American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), “Dr. Rachel Dolhun on Innovations by MJFF to Assist the Parkinson’s Community Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

    Rachel Dolhun, MD, vice president of medical communications at MJFF discusses resources and tips for people living with Parkinson’s during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    PBS, “Empowered by Parkinson’s”

    “Empowered by Parkinson’s,” a half-hour documentary produced by Connecticut Public Television (PBS), brings together diverse stories from the Parkinson’s community, including MJFF CEO to discuss the latest in Parkinson’s research.

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    NBC’s TODAY Show, “Meet the Teen Who Created a Film Fest to Benefit Parkinson’s Research”

    Team Fox fundraiser Ryan Levine joined NBC’s TODAY to share the inspiration behind the “Kids Film it Festival,” which to date, has raised more than $215,000 for Parkinson’s research.

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