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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches New Guide, “Navigating Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease,” to Fill Knowledge Gaps and Encourage Dialogue on Under-Addressed Symptom

    With an estimated 6 million people worldwide living with Parkinson's, and the global prevalence expected to double by 2040, resources to better understand cognitive changes in the disease are…

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    Advocates from the Parkinson’s Community Unite on Capitol Hill to Urge for Critical Research Funding

    NEW YORK, NY; September 3, 2019 –The Parkinson’s Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) will convene more than 150 advocates from across the United States, along…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $5 Million to Explore Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease in African, East Asian and Indian Populations

    Projects aim to genetically test samples from more than 30,000 people by leveraging existing partnerships and infrastructure Broadening understanding of the genetic contributors to Parkinson’s onset…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Funds the Largest Disease-focused Data Set Ever Created

    The “PPMI RNA-Sequencing Project” provides unprecedented insights into how gene expression changes over time in people with Parkinson’s disease. At 108 terabytes, the project is the largest disease…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Announces the 2019 Graduating Class

    Five fellows become the second class of The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders to enter careers in Parkinson’s clinical care and research Fellowship builds global base of movement…

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    New National Event Series “Parkinson’s IQ + You” Launches to Educate and Empower Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Care Partners

    “Parkinson’s IQ + You” events are designed to empower people with Parkinson’s and care partners to manage the disease, learn about research participation and connect with local resources This series…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Launches Redesigned Website, with Optimized User Experience for Patients, Families and Researchers

    The new website, the first overhaul since June 2012, aims to provide the Foundation’s more than 342,000 monthly unique visitors with a valuable and interactive tool to learn more about the latest…

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