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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Sponsors Virtual Educational Course to Cultivate Additional Parkinson’s Clinicians

    NEW YORK, October 12, 2020 — Responding to the urgent need for additional specialists to treat the growing prevalence of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the International Parkinson and Movement…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation and Acadia Pharmaceuticals Partner to Share Resources and Foster Dialogue on Cognitive Changes and Other Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

    Partnership provides educational resources on navigating cognitive changes to people with Parkinson’s and their care partners Among the estimated 6 million people worldwide with Parkinson’s, many…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Relaunch of Parkinson’s Podcast

    Foundation Patient Council Member and veteran broadcaster Larry Gifford tapped to host monthly conversations on the latest advances in Parkinson’s disease research and care AUGUST 20, 2020, NEW YORK,…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Virtual 5K/10K to Meet Ambitious Fundraising Goal and Unite the Parkinson’s Community

    Runners and walkers of all ages, abilities and speeds are encouraged to participate from anywhere in this remote event Learn more and register at foxtrot.org — 100 percent of registration fees go…

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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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