Michael J. Fox Foundation

Parkinson’s Research Community Update

April 20, 2017
23andMe Parkinson's disease researchers plan to collect new types of data for their work.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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Ali and Parkinson’s

June 30, 2016
In his last fight– the one against Parkinson’s – Muhammad Ali went the distance finally succumbing in early June to complications from a respiratory problem.He was 74. In the more...
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Everyday Hero

April 21, 2016
There are many faces of Parkinson’s, Claudia’s just happens to be smiling most of the time. “I’m an optimistic person,” said the mother of two teenage boys who lives with...
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 05, 2016
To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re taking a moment to look at some of the accomplishments 23andMe has made in the study of the disease in a relatively short time....
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What’s New In Parkinson’s Research

November 18, 2015
From implanting cells into the brain to prevent the loss of dopamine producing nerve cells, to placing light sensitive channels in nerve cells to better treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s...
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A New Model for Discerning Parkinson’s

August 13, 2015
A team of researchers has developed a simple and non-invasive approach that uses genetic data in combination with other demographic and biomarker information to accurately distinguish those with and without...
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What’s New In Parkinson’s Research

July 14, 2015
Over the last year, three promising new treatments for symptoms of Parkinson’s became available in the United States, but progress has been less hopeful on the development of drugs to...
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Let’s Talk About Parkinson’s

February 18, 2015
On Thursday and Friday, 23andMe will be participating in two online events hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation focused on Parkinson’s disease and some of the latest research into...
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Highlights on New Parkinson’s Research

November 13, 2014
At an annual conference last month sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation, scientists, academics and business representatives gathered in New York City to explore some of the latest and...
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