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



  • MJF receives Yolanda D. King Higher Ground Award

    “We All Have the Power to Move the Ball Forward”: Michael J. Fox Honored with ‘Yolanda D. King Higher Ground Award’

    Accepting the Yolanda D. King Higher Ground Award, Michael J. Fox was honored as an entertainer who has faced obstacles and adversities by taking the higher ground in working for justice and…

  • Researcher writing on a white board

    The First Biological Staging System for Parkinson’s: A Research Accelerator for the Field

    Taking another major step into the new biological era of Parkinson’s disease (PD), an international team of patient, research and industry leaders has proposed the first iteration of a research…

  • Bloomberg News cover picture with Michael J. Fox

    Bloomberg: “Michael J. Fox and Sergey Brin Take Their Push for a Parkinson’s Cure to the Next Level”

    This Bloomberg article features interviews with world-renowned scientists, thought leaders, MJFF executives and Michael J. Fox on the Foundation’s early history and vision.  

  • Photo credit: The WIRED World In 2024 Issue (December 2023)

    Michael J. Fox and Debi Brooks Publish Their 2024 Parkinson's Research Predictions in WIRED World Magazine


  • Pioneer in LRRK2 Biology, Dario Alessi, PhD, Awarded the Robert A. Pritzker Prize

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) awarded the 2023 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Research to Dario Alessi, PhD, at a ceremony on November 11 in…

Michael J. Fox in blue sweater posing for the camera.

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