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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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    New Survey on the Impact of COVID-19 In MJFF’s Online Study, Fox Insight

    Our online study, Fox Insight, has a survey open now that aims to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the Parkinson’s community. Join today at to share your experience and help inform…

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    Telehealth: Can It Work for Parkinson’s?

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation has invested in research showing that telehealth may be useful in Parkinson’s for research and patient care.

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    Up-and-Coming Parkinson’s Doctors Discuss Research and Care

    Movement disorder doctors-in-training meet virtually to discuss ongoing patient care and research efforts.

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    Parkinson’s Care and Telemedicine: The Doctor Will See You Now…Virtually

    Our new, virtual Parkinson’s IQ + You online series offers timely resources and information to help navigate life with Parkinson’s.

  • Getting Started with Fox DEN, a Parkinson’s Data Platform

    We are keeping research moving by making it easier to access and analyze our datasets.

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    Behind-the-Scenes with a Parkinson’s Researcher: Meet Ashley Harms, PhD

    Ashley Harms, PhD, is a scientist in Alabama who has dedicated her career to Parkinson's research.

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