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Aug 04, 2020, 08:50 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Expands to Meet Growing Needs in Parkinson's Care and Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), in collaboration with longtime partner the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, is building a...


Jul 30, 2020, 07:50 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Winners of the "Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition" to Develop Game-Changing Tool for Parkinson's Research

Today, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announced the winners of the "Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition,"...


Jul 14, 2020, 09:09 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Releases First and Largest Data Set of Self-Reported Outcomes on COVID-19 and Parkinson's Disease

As part of its commitment to spearhead research on the most critical and pressing issues facing people with Parkinson's and their families, The...


May 28, 2020, 11:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborates with ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen to Champion Engagement of Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's Patients in Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announced that Bill Rasmussen has joined its team to help speed a cure for Parkinson's...


Feb 20, 2019, 09:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation and The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson's with GBA Grant Nearly $3 Million to Studies into Disease's Most Common Known Genetic Contributor

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson's with GBA announce nearly $3 million in...


Feb 06, 2019, 09:54 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Submits 107,000 Community Signatures Urging the EPA to Ban Herbicide Linked to Parkinson's

Earlier this week, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) submitted a petition with 107,000 signatories, urging the United...


Jan 03, 2019, 09:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Selects Class of 2021

The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders has selected six neurology physicians for the Class of 2021, the program's fourth class, from...


Dec 26, 2018, 09:04 ET Early Investment from Michael J. Fox Foundation Pushes New Parkinson's Treatment to Market

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces the first regulatory approval of a Parkinson's treatment funded by the...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:07 ET Inaugural Class of The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Graduates

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), in collaboration with longtime partner the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, is building a...


Nov 12, 2018, 11:04 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Virginia Man-Yee Lee, PhD, with Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) awarded the 2018 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research to...


Nov 12, 2018, 10:58 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors David Eidelberg, MD, with Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announced David Eidelberg, MD, professor and head of the Feinstein Institute for...


Aug 06, 2018, 10:15 ET Sohini Chowdhury, Deputy CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Named to Crain's New York Business Notable Women in Health Care List

Sohini Chowdhury, Deputy CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), has been selected by Crain's New York Business for...


Jul 26, 2018, 11:15 ET Brain Disease Research Organizations Pledge $2 Million USD to Uncover Similarities and Differences across Spectrum of Disorders

Four leading supporters of brain disease research are continuing a global funding initiative to uncover similarities and differences across...


May 02, 2017, 09:14 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Parkinson's Disease Trial Recruitment Innovation Program

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has awarded three clinical trial centers $125,000 each for the Parkinson's Disease...


Apr 19, 2017, 10:05 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Promotes Sohini Chowdhury To Deputy Chief Executive Officer

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces the promotion of Sohini Chowdhury to the role of Deputy Chief Executive...


Apr 13, 2017, 09:12 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Five Academic Centers Chosen for 2018-2020 Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

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


Nov 29, 2016, 10:18 ET University of California, San Francisco and Weill Cornell Medicine Researchers Named Winners of 2016 Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative Data Challenge

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces Duygu Tosun-Turgut, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and biomedical...


Nov 15, 2016, 12:22 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Confers Second Annual Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) announces that Susan Bressman, MD, chair of the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai...


Nov 15, 2016, 12:22 ET Michael J. Fox Foundation Honors Ira Shoulson, MD, with Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has conferred the 2016 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research...


Aug 23, 2016, 09:16 ET Parkinson's Research Leaders Outline Roadmap to Personalized Medicine

In an editorial recently published in Personalized Medicine, authors from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and J. William...


Mar 28, 2016, 08:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Six Academic Centers Chosen for 2017-2019 Edmond J. Safra Fellowship 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, has...


Mar 16, 2016, 08:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Announces Study to Measure Parkinson's Protein throughout Body

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has launched the observational Systemic Synuclein Sampling Study (S4) to investigate...


Sep 17, 2015, 11:02 ET Ultra-Athlete Sam Fox And More Than 2,000 People Complete "Tour De Fox" Journey To Raise Nearly $2 Million For The Michael J. Fox Foundation

After three grueling months of hiking, climbing and biking across the contiguous United States, ultra-athlete and Michael J. Fox Foundation staffer...


Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation and The Michael Stern Parkinson's Research Foundation Join Forces to Accelerate Novel Ideas in Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and The Michael Stern Parkinson's Research Foundation (MSPRF) announced today the...


May 13, 2015, 09:15 ET The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Confers Inaugural Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research

At an event celebrating the new collaborative research alliance between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) and The...