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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Antonio Pisani, MD, PhD, and David G. Standaert, MD, PhD, with Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

    NEW YORK (November 18, 2019) -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has announced Antonio Pisani, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology at the University of Rome Tor…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Andrew Singleton, PhD, with Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research

    NEW YORK (November 18, 2019) -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has awarded the 2019 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research to Andrew Singleton,…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Selects Class of 2022

    Five physicians chosen to receive movement disorders clinical and research training at top-tier international academic centers Fellowship is building a global network of movement disorder…

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Announce Initiative to Engage Underrepresented Populations in Parkinson’s Research

    FIRE-UP PD study supports community engagement projects led by academic centers in Boston, Chicago, Denver and Southern Florida Goal is to broaden the base of research participants, which will…

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    Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $10-million “Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition” Spurring Development of Critical and Elusive Research Tool for Parkinson’s Disease

    Funded in part through a $7.5-million gift from global business leader and dedicated philanthropist Ken Griffin, competition will incentivize research teams to race to develop a game-changing…

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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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