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Education & Inspiration

Real Talk from Patients

Members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation community share their experiences with Parkinson's.


  • A photo of Claudia Revilla at her home.

    Finding Happiness and Distraction: How I’m Spending My Time While Social Distancing

    Learn about what MJFF Patient Council member, Claudia Revilla, is doing while social distancing at home.

  • Matt Ackerman.

    My Research Journey: Participating for a Better Future

    Matt Ackerman, an MJFF Patient Council member, wanted to make a difference for the millions of others living with Parkinson’s. That’s why he became a clinical research participant.

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    A Privilege to Participate

    Diane Winiarski not only signs up for every research study on Parkinson’s disease that she can, she feels lucky to be able to do it. Here’s why.

  • Margie Alley competes at the ITTF World Parkinson's Table Tennis Championships

    "Gotta Keep Moving": My Commitment to Living Well with Parkinson’s

    Watch a short film about guest blogger Margie Alley and how exercise and community support helped her embrace staying healthy with Parkinson's.

  • From L to R: Dan Lewis, Christiana Evers (Parkinson’s Foundation), Gerry Haines, Ted Thompson (The Michael J. Fox Foundation), and Michael Sweet.

    2019 Parkinson’s Advocacy Awards Presented to Community Members

    These awards shine a spotlight on efforts to further policies that benefit people with Parkinson's, their families and care partners.

  • Head shot of Tim Hague Sr.

    How Do I Define the Word ‘Cure’?

    Guest blogger, Tim Hague Sr., discusses what a Parkinson's cure means to him and others who live with PD.

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Thousands of Team Fox members worldwide are turning their passions and interests into millions in funding for Parkinson's research.

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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.

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