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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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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces NYC's Empire State Building Will Illuminate Orange and White to Honor World Parkinson's Day

    NEW YORK (April 11, 2019) -- Today, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces that the iconic New York City landmark, the Empire State Building, will light up orange and…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Five Academic Centers Chosen to Train the Class of 2022 Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

    Five international academic centers each awarded funding to train a new movement disorder clinician-researcher over two years Fifth round of fellowship awards marks total of 18 academic medical…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches 2019 Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk Series across the United States to Raise $1M for Parkinson's Disease Research

    Runners and walkers of all ages, abilities and speeds are welcome View the entire list of events and register at foxtrot.michaeljfox.org NEW YORK (March 5, 2019) -- The Michael J. Fox…

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