November 27, 2013

Deciding to launch a foundation: When Michael J. Fox disclosed that he had Parkinson’s, he was overwhelmed by the public reaction

“I noticed that all these questions were about Parkinson’s,” Michael J. Fox recalls. “And I said, ‘Wow, this is an opportunity.’” Wary of being a “poster boy,” Fox recognized the need for a dedicated organization focused on speeding up the science.
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