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  • Parkinson’s disease researchers to study brain circuits driving symptoms

    Northwestern University scientists received awards for Parkinson’s disease (PD) research from the ASAP Collaborative Research Network, a program of the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative implemented with partner The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

  • Does Parkinson’s Start in the Nose?

    A majority of Parkinson's patients report a diminished sense of smell before the onset of other symptoms. Researchers who received an ASAP award are exploring whether scent-processing neurons may play a role in PD development.

  • GP2 Awards PhD Trainees

    As the demand for Parkinson's disease genetics specialists continues to grow, GP2 is committed to providing opportunities and training to researchers around the world. With GP2's support, the work and discoveries of our next generation of researchers will accelerate the path to a cure for PD.

  • Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in Parkinson’s research and care

    Medical Xpress reports on The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research’s work to diversify PD research.

  • Revisiting: Is There a Business Case for Open Data?

    The Scholarly Kitchen covers discussions around open access to empirical data sets and digs into questions about the storage, curation, and management costs of open data.

  • MJFF Announces New Research Opportunity

    The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative, a landmark study sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation, is expanding with a new online platform. Your participation could help researchers find better ways to measure, treat and potentially prevent Parkinson’s. Get started today!