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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Applauds Passage of National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act in Congress

    NEW YORK (May 23, 2024) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) today celebrates the passage of The National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act (H.R.2365/S.1064) in the U.S. Senate…

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    Stephen Grubb, Senior Vice President of Finance at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Recognized on Crain’s New York Business Notable Leaders in Finance List

    NEW YORK (March 22, 2024) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announces recognition of its Senior Vice President of Finance, Stephen Grubb, on this week’s&nbsp…

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    Patient, Research and Industry Leaders Propose Biological Definition and First Biological Staging for Parkinson’s Disease

    New paper in The Lancet Neurology proposes the first iteration of a research framework for defining and staging Parkinson’s disease (PD) based on biology, rather than clinical symptoms The…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Honors Dario Alessi, PhD, with the Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research

    NEW YORK (November 13, 2023) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has awarded the 2023 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Research to…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Continues to Expand Its Reach Globally and Trains Clinician-Scientist Leaders for A New Era of Parkinson’s Research and Care

    Since it began in 2014, the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders has trained 32 new clinician-scientist leaders around the world and is on track to graduate 72 by the year 2028. …

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    Michael J. Fox Honored with Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for His Dedication and Leadership to Parkinson’s Research and Advocacy

    NEW YORK (September 20, 2023) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) congratulates founder Michael J. Fox as the recipient of the 2023 Elevate Prize Catalyst Award conferred…

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    Global Consortium Identifies Novel Parkinson’s Genetic Risk Factor in African Populations

    Cross-cohort analysis found novel variant in GBA1 gene associated with higher risk of Parkinson’s in people of African ancestry Finding is from Nigerian and U.S. cohorts contributing to the Global…

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