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Read the latest developments, reporting and analysis from the world of Parkinson's research, including progress made in studies, tools and collaborations funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation.


  • President Speaks on High Price of Prescription Drugs

    What Does it Take to Get a Parkinson’s Drug Approved by the FDA?

    The Food and Drug Administration regularly reviews applications for drugs in development for Parkinson’s disease. Learn how the approval process works.
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    MJFF AI Competition Helps Decode Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s

    An AI competition, hosted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the Kaggle data science platform, generated nearly 25,000 new machine learning solutions for detecting freezing…
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    Episode 18: Examining Links Between Environmental Exposure, Poor Olfaction, and Parkinson's Disease with Honglei Chen

    Dr. Honglei Chen shares his research on environmental causes of neurodegenerative diseases, focusing particularly on evidence linking olfaction, environmental exposure, and Parkinson’s disease.
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  • PPMI AIM Conference 2024

    The Study that Keeps Changing Everything: Dispatch from the PPMI Annual Meeting

    The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) acknowledged a year of significant milestones in Parkinson’s disease (PD) research at its annual meeting in early May.
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  • Promoting diversity in Parkinson's research benefits every one

    Research Roundup: Recruiting Studies on Parkinson’s Genetics and Symptoms

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation shares recruiting studies aimed at treating Parkinson’s symptoms and slowing disease progression.
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    What We Fund: $309.1M Toward Disease Insights, Biomarker Advances and Drug Discovery

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) announces 90 grants that total more than $309.1 million awarded in April and May 2024. That total includes funding on behalf of the Aligning Science Across…
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