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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Expands to Meet Growing Needs in Parkinson’s Care and Research

    With an estimated 6 million people worldwide currently living with Parkinson’s, and the disease prevalence expected to double by 2040, the need for more movement disorder specialists to provide…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Winners of the “Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition” to Develop Game-Changing Tool for Parkinson’s Research

    Key milestone in scientific competition to spur the development of an imaging tracer to track Parkinson’s pathology Three winning teams awarded a combined $8.5M in grants, funded in large part…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Releases First and Largest Data Set of Self-Reported Outcomes on COVID-19 and Parkinson’s Disease

    7,200+ survey responses reveal effects of coronavirus infection and shelter-in-place guidelines on the Parkinson’s community Tremendous response over 30 days reflects capability of technology…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborates with ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen to Champion Engagement of Newly Diagnosed Parkinson’s Patients in Research

    Ambassador Will Fight Stigma and Encourage Research Participation In Earliest Days with Disease MAY 28, 2020, New YORK, NY and SEATTLE, WA — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research …

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    Second Parkinson’s Therapy Funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation Receives FDA Approval and Advances to Market

    Foundation celebrates second regulatory approval from funded portfolio with FDA decision on Kynmobi for “off” time in Parkinson’s disease Approval is proof of impact for MJFF’s unique investment…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Publishes New Resource, “If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Guide for People Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s,” Authored by Patients to Provide Insights and Wisdom on Parkinson’s Disease

    With an estimated 1 million people in the United States currently living with Parkinson's, and approximately 60,000 newly diagnosed annually, resources to educate patients and families are critical …

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    Navigating COVID-19 When You Have Parkinson’s Disease

    Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Limited Series Podcast to be Hosted by Award-winning Podcaster Larry Gifford MAY 4, 2020, NEW YORK, NY AND VANCOUVER, CANADA — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for…

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