Author Archives: Mary Chapman

MJFF Opens Fund for Research Into Minority, Other Overlooked Groups

To encourage more diversity in Parkinson’s investigations and better capture how the disorder affects patients across racial, socioeconomic, and other lines, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) has opened an international program to fund projects that promote greater inclusion in Parkinson’s research. Awarded projects could receive from $50,000 up to…

Parkinson’s Foundation, VA Team Up to Help Vets Manage Disease

Of the roughly 1 million U.S. residents with Parkinson’s disease, some 110,000 are veterans. To improve this population’s health, well-being, and quality of life, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has formed a partnership with the Parkinson’s Foundation. The intent of the collaboration is to…