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Jul 29, 2016, 09:30 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Vice President Of Medical Communications Joins Alliance For Patient Access Meeting

Today, Rachel Dolhun, MD, vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), will join a...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Expands Fox Trial Finder to Accelerate Research in Atypical Parkinsonism

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today announced the expansion of its clinical research matching tool Fox Trial...


Jul 12, 2016, 10:54 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation, Van Andel Research Institute And The Cure Parkinson's Trust Collaborate To Assess The Clinical Use And Development Of Nilotinib In Parkinson's Disease

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) today...


Jun 13, 2016, 11:15 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $2M Prize for First PET Tracer to Visualize Key Parkinson's Protein in Living Brain

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) today announced a $2 million prize for development of a PET tracer to visualize the protein...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $25,000 Data Challenge to Advance Parkinson's Understanding and Study Design

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today announced a data challenge to answer fundamental questions about Parkinson's...


May 25, 2016, 10:00 ET National Stem Cell Foundation and Michael J. Fox Foundation Partner to Support Parkinson's Cell Replacement Therapy

 The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) have announced a partnership to...


May 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Supports Two Engineered Stem Cell Research Projects for Parkinson's Therapeutic Development and Disease Investigation

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announced funding for two projects leveraging the promise of engineered stem cells to...


May 19, 2016, 09:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Joins Multinational Critical Path for Parkinson's Consortium

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), with Parkinson's UK and the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) in Tucson,...


May 17, 2016, 09:24 ET Calling All Bikers: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Announces Tour de Fox 2016 Series Cycling Events

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) today announced the launch of the Tour de Fox 2016 Series. This series of summer cycling events in the United...


Mar 24, 2016, 12:09 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and Parkinson's Action Network Announce Plans for Integration

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN) announced today that PAN will cease to...


Jun 02, 2015, 09:30 ET Ultra-Athlete Sam Fox Embarks On 14,000-Mile Cross-Country "Tour de Fox" To Raise $1 Million For Michael J. Fox Foundation

Today, ultra-athlete and Michael J. Fox Foundation staffer Sam Fox (no relation to Michael J. Fox), kicks off Tour de Fox (www.tourdefox.org). With...


May 18, 2015, 10:01 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Five Academic Centers Chosen for 2016 Edmond J. Safra Fellowships in Movement Disorders

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, in collaboration with its longtime supporter and partner The Edmond J. Safra Foundation,...


May 11, 2015, 13:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Imago Pharmaceuticals Partner to Advance Use of Research Tools to Speed Parkinson's Research

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces the acquisition of a library of research tools around the parkin...


Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET Parkinson's Biomarker Initiative Expands Genetic Study

The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), a large-scale biomarker study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's...


Feb 23, 2015, 10:37 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Analysis Reveals Gaps between Research Volunteers and Parkinson's Clinical Studies

 A paper authored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease highlights...


Aug 05, 2014, 12:35 ET To Inform or Not to Inform? That Is the Question for Genetics Researchers

Researchers need to know the genetic profiles of their study participants to understand more about how certain mutations manifest disease. But do...


Apr 28, 2014, 10:45 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Featured in Inaugural Issue of Clinical Researcher

Founder Michael J. Fox; CEO Todd Sherer, PhD; and Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman Deborah W. Brooks of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for...


Apr 23, 2014, 14:16 ET Toxic Species of Parkinson's Protein Named Focus of Funding Program

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is launching a new funding program to promote collaborative analysis of subtypes of...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:30 ET Foundation Outlines Strategies for Improving Clinical Research Recruitment

As medical researchers across disease states pursue better treatments, they all share one limiting factor. Estimates hold that 85 percent of all...


Feb 05, 2014, 09:30 ET Crossing The Lines Between Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Mounting Evidence of Biological Similarities Inspires Funding Program to Advance Understanding of Two Most Common Brain Diseases As research...