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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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    AD/PD 2024 Conference Highlights the Biological Era of Parkinson’s Disease

    MJFF highlights the biological era of Parkinson’s disease at AD/PD 2024 and emphasizes the importance of open science to exchange insights, unveil discoveries and forge collaborations that accelerate…

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    Episode 11: The Importance of Sex and Gender Factors in Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Care with Antonella Santuccione Chadha

    Our guest Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha discusses her work with the Women’s Brain Project, their recent roundtable on enhancing care in Parkinson’s disease, and the organization's goals for…

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    Episode 10: Understanding Genetics, Pathology, and Progression in Parkinson's Disease and Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes with Huw Morris

    Our guest in this episode, Dr. Huw Morris, has spent more than twenty five years researching Parkinson's disease and parkinsonian syndromes, and he shares highlights from recent work, including…

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    What We Fund: $85.9M Toward Research on a Wearable Device, Novel Therapeutics, Biomarkers and Much More

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) announces 123 grants that total more than $85.9 million awarded in December 2023 and January 2024.

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    Episode 9: Examining the Proposed Biological Definition of Neuronal Alpha-Synuclein Disease and Staging System with Lana Chahine

    In this interview, we discuss the development of this biologic definition for Parkinson’s disease and the staging system with Dr. Lana Chanine, one of the lead authors of the recently published…

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    MJFF Launches Publication Database to Support Open Science, Accelerate Research

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation announces its launch of an open MJFF publication database to track Foundation-backed publications.

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