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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.


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    Fox Insight Brings Research to You, at Home

    When it comes to understanding Parkinson’s disease (PD) and prioritizing patient needs, it’s vital to integrate the perspectives of people living with the disease.

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    Following the Parkinson’s Pipeline Toward Cures

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is tracking the progress surrounding therapies in our priority programs: alpha-synuclein, LRRK and GBA.

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    LRRK2 Therapies: Back from the Brink

    Several recently published papers explain the efforts from MJFF and our partners to advance LRRK2 therapies.

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    Research Perspective: Reflecting on the Latest FDA Approvals in Parkinson’s and the Promise Ahead

    Staff scientists share their perspectives on the latest FDA approval of Parkinson's drugs and the future of therapeutic development.

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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation Kicks Off New Online Event Series on Parkinson’s R&D

    Our new series of digital events, the Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Webinars, are free and feature presentations and discussions from leaders in Parkinson’s research and therapeutic development.

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    Supported by Early MJFF Investments, New Parkinson’s “Off” Therapy Receives FDA Approval

    The FDA recently approved a new Parkinson's medication — the second this year and the second MJFF funding made possible — for as-needed treatment of “off” time, when symptoms return between…

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