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Oct 11, 2018, 08:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Partners with Cohen Veterans Bioscience on BRAIN Commons, Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Brain Diseases

Today, at the Cohen Veterans Care Summit, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and Cohen Veterans Bioscience announce their...


Aug 02, 2018, 09:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Availability of $7.5 Million in Spring 2019 Funding to Further Research in Parkinson's Disease Biology, Biomarkers and Therapies

As part of its ambitious mission to speed breakthrough treatments and a cure for Parkinson's disease, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) today...


Jun 27, 2018, 10:30 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Grants $7.7M to Parkinson's Research Projects through Biannual Funding Round

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces awards totaling $7.7M to 39 research projects through its biannual open...


Jun 25, 2018, 09:30 ET "American Ninja Warrior" Host Akbar Gbajabiamila Announces Summer 2018 Team Fox Event to Benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces "Parkour 4 Parkinson's," a first-time Team Fox event organized by "American...


May 09, 2018, 12:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborates with Verily to Deepen Understanding of Parkinson's Disease through Digital Health Tools

A new collaboration between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and Verily Life Sciences LLC, an Alphabet company, will...


May 01, 2018, 09:00 ET At "Fellowship Symposium Day," The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Five Academic Medical Centers Awarded Funding through Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

As part of its mission to improve Parkinson's research and care, and accelerate development of new and better treatments for Parkinson's disease, The ...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:04 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches "Parkinson's Clinical Trial Companion," Educational Suite Designed to Support Progress in Parkinson's Research by Increasing Patient Participation in Clinical Studies

As part of its ongoing programmatic efforts to increase the flow of participants into clinical studies that urgently need them, The Michael J. Fox...


Mar 22, 2018, 09:30 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds Three Research Teams to Seek Common Biological Pathways Underpinning Environment, Genetics and Aging in Parkinson's Onset and Progression

As part of its mission to accelerate the development of urgently needed treatment breakthroughs for Parkinson's disease (PD), The Michael J. Fox...


Mar 19, 2018, 09:30 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Announces Availability of $7 Million in Fall 2018 Research Funding to Expand Understanding of Parkinson's Disease and Accelerate Drug Development

As part of its ambitious mission to speed Parkinson's disease research toward breakthrough treatments and a cure, The Michael J. Fox Foundation...


Mar 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Delegates From The Parkinson's Community Converge On Capitol Hill To Advocate For Critical Research Funding

The Parkinson's Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) will convene more than 300 advocates from across the...


Feb 27, 2018, 10:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Kenneth Marek, MD, Has Joined Staff as Scientific Advisor

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces Kenneth Marek, MD, has joined the Foundation as Scientific Advisor. Marek is...


Jan 30, 2018, 10:05 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Partnering on Program to Expand Molecular Investigation of Parkinson's Disease

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces its involvement in a public-private partnership expanding use of cutting-edge ...


Dec 19, 2017, 08:00 ET Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid Correlate to Posture and Gait Difficulty in Parkinson's Disease

The Fox Investigation for New Discovery of Biomarkers (BioFIND) — a cross-sectional, observational study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:30 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Andres Lozano, MD, PhD, with Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announced Andres Lozano, MD, PhD, professor of neurosurgery at the University of...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:30 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Ken Marek, MD, with Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has awarded the 2017 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research to ...


Oct 30, 2017, 09:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation and 23andMe Announce Collaboration to Capture Parkinson's Experience at Scale and Amplify Patient Voice in Research and Care

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and 23andMe announced a collaboration to build a large, diverse cohort of both patients ...


Oct 24, 2017, 10:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation and Tau Consortium Announce Partnership to Develop New Imaging Tools for Devastating Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and the Tau Consortium today announce a funding partnership to accelerate development...


Jul 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation and CASIS Announce Partnership to Grow Key Parkinson's Protein on International Space Station

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announce a...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:57 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Clinician Input Study in Parkinson's Disease to Evaluate Mobile Technology in Clinical Care

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today launched the Clinician Input Study in Parkinson's Disease (CIS-PD), a new...


Mar 07, 2017, 11:37 ET Partners in Parkinson's Marks Three Years of Serving the Parkinson's Community With Announcement of 2017 Programming Dates and Launch of On-demand Video Gallery

Partners in Parkinson's — a strategic health initiative of The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and AbbVie — announces 2017 programming including the ...


Feb 28, 2017, 15:12 ET Michael J. Fox Leads More Than 200 Parkinson's Disease Advocates On Capitol Hill In Support Of Federal Research Funding And Access To Care

As part of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) 2017 Parkinson's Policy Forum, Michael J. Fox met with bipartisan members of ...


Oct 20, 2016, 10:00 ET The Draw For The 2016 Nike Mag Raises $6.75M To Help The Michael J. Fox Foundation Speed A Cure For Parkinson's Disease

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today announced that the Draw for the Nike Mag raised $6.75 million, 100 percent of...


Sep 26, 2016, 11:25 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Selected As Finalist In Competition To Raise Awareness Of Clinical Trial Participation

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is one of 14 finalists selected to attend the "Inspiring Hope" Ideathon, an initiative...


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 Finder...