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Spring / Summer 2021 | Category 21
The Michael J . Fox Foundation ( MJFF ) is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson ’ s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson ’ s today . MJFF publishes The Fox Focus on Parkinson ’ s twice a year , including an interactive version . To change your subscription preferences , email info @ michaeljfox . org . Submit letters and questions to the editor at newslettereditor @ michaeljfox . org .
Founder Michael J . Fox
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Deborah W . Brooks
Executive Vice President , Research Strategy
Todd Sherer , PhD
Deputy Chief Executive Officer , Head of Research
Sohini Chowdhury
Chief Marketing Officer
Holly Teichholtz
Design and Production Jessica Levine Simplissimus
Writers Allison Boiles Carol Blymire Deborah Burzynski Christina Destro Rachel Dolhun , MD Nadia Halim Maggie Kuhl Kristina Magana Kat McCarrick
Boards and Councils
Board of Directors Skip Irving , Chairman Jeff Keefer , Vice Chairman Holly S . Andersen , MD Bonnie M . Bandeen Glenn Batchelder Susan Bilotta Mark Booth Jon Brooks Barry J . Cohen Andrew Creighton John S . Daly Donny Deutsch David Einhorn Karen Finerman Lee Fixel Nelle Fortenberry Akbar Gbajabiamila Willie Geist David Glickman Mark L . Hart III Anne M . Holloway Melanie Bolch Isbill Edward Kalikow Alex Krys Amar Kuchinad Marc S . Lipschultz Barry Malkin Colin R . Masson Ofer Nemirovsky Andy O ’ Brien Douglas I . Ostrover Lisa A . Piazza , MD Tracy Pollan Jack F . Quinn Ryan Reynolds Hartley T . Richardson Frederick E . Rowe Lily Safra Carolyn Schenker Curtis Schenker Richard J . Schnall Woody Shackleton Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer George Stephanopoulos Bonnie Strauss
Rick Tigner Fred G . Weiss Sonny Whelen Peter Zaffino
Founders ’ Council Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Steven A . Cohen Albert B . Glickman David Golub John Griffin Andrew S . Grove Katie Hood Jeffrey Katzenberg Morton M . Kondracke Edwin A . Levy Nora McAniff Donna Shalala , PhD
Leadership Council Richard Fitzgerald , Chairman Omar Abdel-Hafez Shakeeb Alam Loren Berger Felix Bhandari Zachary Brez Alexandra Cherubini Dev Chodry Taryn Fixel Michael Kaplan Julia Kelly Pamela Mirels Dan Morris Daisy Prince Rafi Rosman Scott Schefrin Bill Shepherd Ryan Squillante Meredith Tutterow
Patient Council Soania Mathur , MD , Co-Chair Bret Parker , Co-Chair Matt Ackerman Carl Bolch , Jr . Eugenia Brin Ken Cater
Jimmy Choi Carey Christensen Michael R . “ Rich ” Clifford Quentin Dastugue MarÍa L . De LeÓn , MD Steven D . DeWitte Anne Cohn Donnelly , DPH David Eger , PhD Hadley Ferguson Michael S . Fitts Bill Geist Larry Gifford Cynthia Gray Lynn Hagerbrant Kathy Holden Karen Jaffe , MD Nicole Jarvis , MD Sebastian Krys Hilton Mirels , MD Eric Pitcher Bill Rasmussen Claudia Revilla Bryan Roberts Israel Robledo Richie Rothenberg Margaret Sheehan M . Daniel Suwyn W . N . ( Bill ) Wilkins
Executive Scientific Advisory Board Rita Balice-Gordon , PhD Bastiaan Bloem , MD , PhD Patrik Brundin , MD , PhD Jeffrey Kordower , PhD Ken Marek , MD Soania Mathur , MD Kalpana Merchant , PhD Brit Mollenhauer , MD Ian J . Reynolds , PhD Ekemini A . U . Riley , PhD Eric Siemers , MD D . James Surmeier , PhD Matthew Troyer Andrew West , PhD
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