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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.

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    My Research Journey: How My Family History Led Me to a Worldwide Parkinson’s Study

    Susan Levy, 68, guest blogger, participates in a Parkinson’s research study as a tribute to her mother who lived with the disease for many years.

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    My Research Journey: Sharing My Perspective as a Care Partner

    Prentis Brooks, 59, shares his perspective participating in research as a care partner of his wife, Christie, who has PD.

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    My Research Journey: Sharing Experiences to Find Solutions

    After becoming diagnosed with Parkinson's, Paul Lee proactively tried to find out as much as he could about the disease. He learned about Fox Insight, MJFF's online clinical study, and did…

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    My Research Journey: Chipping Away at the Cure

    Guest blogger Kim Barnett participates in research to honor her father who had Parkinson’s.

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    My Research Journey: Newly Diagnosed and Navigating Parkinson’s

    While there are few clinical trials in her community in São Paulo, Brazil, Carolina Clemente advances Parkinson’s research from home as a participant in Fox Insight, MJFF’s online clinical study.

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    Science from the Patient Perspective: Why Does It Matter?

    Dave Iverson, a founding member of The Michael J. Fox Foundation Patient Council, shares his perspective on science and clinical trials in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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