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Jul 28, 2014, 09:05 ET

RaceTrac reaches $1 Million Milestone In Giving to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

RaceTrac announced that its cumulative giving to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has exceeded $1 million. This milestone is...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Leading Foundations Publish Recommendations to Accelerate Drug Repurposing for Neurodegenerative Diseases

A new peer-reviewed publication from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:35 ET

Podcast: What Causes Parkinson's "Off" Episodes?

With long-term use, the gold standard medication for Parkinson's disease, levodopa, can wear off before it's time for another dose, causing motor...

Apr 22, 2014, 14:30 ET

Heiko Braak, MD, Author of Parkinson's Staging Procedure, Honored with 2014 Robert A. Pritzker Prize

Heiko Braak, MD, who proposed a novel pathway of Parkinson's disease progression, is the recipient of the 2014 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for...

Mar 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Potential Parkinson's Therapy Secures $23 Million for Testing from NIH after Foundation Funding

Results out of a study funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) have enabled researchers to secure a $23 million...

Feb 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Parkinson's Biomarker Initiative Expands Study of Genetics

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

Jan 29, 2014, 12:00 ET

Promising Parkinson's Disease Research Highlighted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Accelerate Drug Development

Research projects from three biopharmaceutical companies in the United States comprise the 2013 second half (2H 2013) of The Michael J. Fox...

Dec 26, 2013, 10:12 ET

Parkinson's Research Study Shows Inosine Compound Raises Urate Levels

Potential Neuroprotective Therapy Ready for Next Stage of Development after Michael J. Fox Foundation Funding New findings published in JAMA...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:29 ET

Unique Partnership Lights Up a Parkinson's Disease Research Tool

 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), Thomas Jefferson University (Jefferson) and Taconic have collaborated to...

Nov 07, 2013, 14:52 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Leads Charge to Develop Alpha-Synuclein PET Tracer to Image Parkinson's Disease Biomarker

The pursuit of an imaging tool to visualize the protein alpha-synuclein, the hallmark pathology of Parkinson's disease (PD), in the brain is the...

Sep 13, 2013, 07:00 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Unites Industry Groups around Research Tool Development

To propel biomedical research toward a cure for Parkinson's disease by arming scientists with high-performing laboratory tools, The Michael J. Fox...

Sep 06, 2013, 10:20 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Hosts First Clinical Trials Fair in Chicago

Event Aims to Educate on Local Opportunities to Join the Pursuit for a Cure  The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research...

Jul 15, 2013, 12:37 ET

University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine To Investigate Risk Factors For Parkinson's Disease Via Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)

Michael J. Fox Foundation sponsored study seeks people in San Diego area without Parkinson's disease to participate in landmark biomarker study...

Apr 24, 2013, 12:35 ET

"Machine Learning Approach" To Smartphone Data Garners $10,000 First Prize In The Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson's Data Challenge

 Researchers from LIONsolver, Inc. have won first prize in The Michael J. Fox Foundation's $10,000 Parkinson's Data Challenge, a contest...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:43 ET

Sixteen International Parkinson's Disease Organizations Join Forces to Raise Global Awareness for Clinical Trial Participation

 Sixteen Parkinson's disease (PD) organizations from around the world have come together as Clinical Trial Recruitment Community Partners to...

Feb 27, 2013, 12:00 ET

Michael J. Fox Foundation Surpasses $50-Million Brin Wojcicki Challenge

— $53 million matched, positioning Foundation for continued impact; opportunity and need persist in challenged research funding...

Nov 19, 2012, 10:40 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Innovative "Tell Us Your Story" Facebook Campaign To Raise Funds And Awareness For Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation teams with UCB, Inc. to share patient stories of living with Parkinson's disease  The Michael J. Fox...

Sep 14, 2012, 14:09 ET

Todd Sherer, Chief Executive Officer of The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Named To Advisory Council of Newly Formed National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Todd Sherer, PhD, CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), has been selected as one of 18 members of the Advisory...

Jun 25, 2012, 13:00 ET

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Unveils Redesigned Web Site with Focus on Usability, Engagement and Rich Visual Experience

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research launched a completely revamped www.michaeljfox.org, the Foundation's first major Web site...

Apr 05, 2012, 10:30 ET

J. William Langston, MD, Awarded 2012 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research by The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Award to Be Presented by Michael J. Fox at Honorary Luncheon in New York City The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF)...

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