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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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    Michael J. Fox Foundation CEO Delivering Keynote Speech at Gordon Research Conference on Parkinson’s Disease

    NEW YORK (June 20, 2019) — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Todd Sherer, PhD, will deliver the keynote speech at the…

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    Parkinson’s Disease Economic Burden on Patients, Families and the Federal Government Is $52 Billion, Doubling Previous Estimates

    New study is the most comprehensive assessment that illustrates the annual economic toll on people with Parkinson’s, their families and the United States government The Economic Burden of Parkinson…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation and 23andMe Launch Fox DEN, a Data Platform Combining Patient-Reported Outcomes and Genetic Information in Parkinson's

    The Fox Insight Data Exploration Network (Fox DEN) is a data and analytics resource for the research community Collaboration with 23andMe adds de-identified genetic data from consented research…

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