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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Releases New Guide, “Deep Brain Stimulation and Parkinson’s — From Decision-making to Daily Life with the Device,” to Answer Questions and Encourage Conversations on Available Treatments

    With an estimated 6 million people worldwide living with Parkinson’s, and an estimated 60,000 newly diagnosed annually, resources to help navigate available treatments to manage Parkinson’s care are…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation and 23andMe Share New Genetic Data from the Largest Cohort in Parkinson’s Research

    Collaboration with 23andMe enables robust sharing of de-identified genetic data with researchers worldwide through the Fox Insight Data Exploration Network (Fox DEN) Via Fox DEN, researchers can…

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    Deborah W. Brooks Named CEO of Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to Drive Next Phase of PD Research and Patient Engagement

    Brooks to Helm Role She First Held After Co-Founding MJFF in 2000; Former CEO Todd Sherer to Focus Full-Time on Driving the Foundation’s Innovative Research Model [May 20, 2021] — NEW YORK — The…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Adds Melanie Bolch Isbill, Alex Krys and Jack Quinn to Its Board of Directors

    NEW YORK (April 20, 2021) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announced that during its Board meeting on March 11, 2021, three new members were appointed to the Board of…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Honored with Advocacy/Policy Award from Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA

    NEW YORK (December 9, 2020) -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) has received the Advocacy/Policy Award from the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug…

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    Global Charities Join Forces to Drive Forward New Drug for Parkinson’s

    Leading charities have provided biopharma company Neurolixis joint funding to test a new drug to reduce dyskinesia in people with Parkinson’s New drug holds potential to reduce dyskinesia, a common…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Confers the Edmond J. Safra Humanitarian Award on Lily Safra in Recognition of Leadership Philanthropy

    NEW YORK (November 23, 2020) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today announces it has created the Edmond J. Safra Humanitarian Award to honor Lily Safra, chairwoman of…

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