Skip to main content
Participate in Research

Real Talk from Participants

People with Parkinson's and control volunteers share their advice and perspective on joining clinical studies and being an active participant in the quest for a cure.


  • Default content image

    A Gift (to Research) That Keeps on Giving

    For more Foundation news and research updates, read the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of The Fox Focus, our biannual newsletter.

  • PPMI Participant Hyam Kramer and his husband Tom posing in front of the Taj Mahal on their vacation.

    "Smart" Studies: Digital Health Tools Help Understand the Daily Parkinson's Experience

    Researchers are exploring how to utilize smartphones and smartwatches, and Parkinson's is a good test case.

  • Fox Insight participant Charles Leblow with his daughter.

    A Proactive Approach to Parkinson's

    Immersing himself in research -- including signing up for studies like Fox Insight -- has helped Charles Leblow thrive since his 2014 Parkinson's diagnosis.

  • Care Team with Patient

    How Patients Helped Us Pick Our New Grants

    Members of our Patient Council discuss their role in choosing eight innovative projects we're now funding to treat gait and balance problems.

  • Jim McNasby and Carlie Tanner, MD

    On Parkinson's Research Participation: 'It Is the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do'

    Want to learn more about Fox Insight, The Michael J. Fox Foundation's online clinical study?

  • 'Parkinson's Story Exchange' Highlights Voices of People Living with the Disease

    'Parkinson's Story Exchange' Highlights Voices of People Living with the Disease

    Founder Johanna O'Day hopes the project will create more understanding and empathy between those living with PD and researchers.

Older man wearing a pink button down and black rimmed glasses smiling for camera.

Be Part of the Answer

You have the power to impact your future and the future of millions living with Parkinson's disease. Explore clinical research participation today.

Join a Study
We use cookies to ensure that you get the best experience. By continuing to use this website, you indicate that you have read our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.