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Read expert commentary, insights and general announcements on how the Foundation is paving the way for Parkinson's research.


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    Congratulations, Michael J. Fox: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Winner

    On Saturday, November 19, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Michael J. Fox with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his tireless advocacy efforts.

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    The Athletic: NFL Alum and TV Host Akbar Gbajabiamila Talks about Using His Platforms to Help Parkinson’s Research


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    Remembering Patient Council Member Eric Pitcher

    MJFF mourns the passing of Foundation Patient Council member Eric Pitcher.

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    Star-Studded #FoxGala Raises $4 Million and Celebrates the Foundation’s Tireless Work toward a Cure

    On Saturday, October 29, nearly 600 friends gathered at the extraordinary Casa Cipriani in New York City. Guests celebrated the Foundation’s tireless work accelerating Parkinson’s research and its…

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    “When in Doubt, Just Be Kind”: Michael J. Fox on People “Kindness” Issue

    On newsstands and in homes nationwide, the latest “Kindness” issue of People has the exclusive story with Michael who opens up candidly about “a year of broken bones and staying optimistic.”

  • Meet Captain Jim: From Navy Veteran to Research Volunteer

    A film, "Captain Jim: A Tradition of Service," directed by filmmaker Brooke McDonough, follows Captain Jim and his family along their journey with Parkinson’s and participating in research.

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