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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Extends Globally to Provide a Network of High-Quality Patient Care and Fuel Research Progress

    Since it began in 2014, The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders has trained 27 new movement disorder specialists around the world Through the transformative generosity and leadership of…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and Parkinson Alliance Announce Transition of the Parkinson’s Unity Walk

    Parkinson’s Unity Walk — annual fundraiser that gathers thousands from the PD community in Central Park — to transition from Parkinson Alliance to Michael J. Fox Foundation as of October 1, 2022 (for…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Remembers Visionary Philanthropist Mrs. Lily Safra

    World-class philanthropist and long-time Michael J. Fox Foundation Board member Lily Safra, chairwoman of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, passed away on July 9, 2022, at age 87 Mrs. Safra’s…

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    New Resource, “Better Brain Health — A Guide to Caring for Your Magnificent Brain at Every Age,” Provides Expert Advice on Boosting Brain Health and the Latest Research

    Informative guide by The Michael J. Fox Foundation offers simple tips for boosting brain health, misconceptions about taking care of the brain and symptoms to monitor as you get older. New resource…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches the Bachmann-Strauss Fellowship in Dystonia Research

    The new Bachmann-Strauss Fellowship in Dystonia Research will support a next generation of dystonia researchers toward improved understanding and treatment of this movement disorder. An estimated…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Major Expansion of Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), Landmark Study toward Better Treatments and Prevention of Disease

    $450-million study aims to triple enrollment at nearly 50 sites across 12 countries, plus recruit 100,000 participants online (michaeljfox.org/PPMI) Any U.S. resident over age 18 is needed —…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Honors Glenda Halliday, PhD, with Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s

    New York (October 25, 2021) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announces the 2021 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Research award to Glenda Margaret…

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