Bachmann-Strauss Foundation Drawn to MJFF’s Gravitational Pull

With the Michael J. Fox Foundation doing better than ever financially, in part because of generous backing by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, it's become a more appealing partner, or home, for smaller operations.
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The Google Fortune Behind the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Last week, the Michael J. Fox Foundation announced a $2 million pledge to test Alzheimer’s drug SYN120 on Parkinson’s patients. Look at who's funding its aggressive push for new Parkinson's therapies.
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Meet the Unlikely Figure Who Made Las Vegas a Center for Brain Research

We’ve said it before, and I’m sure we’ll say it again: personal tragedy can precipitate some really selfless giving. We’ve seen it from the Sontag Foundation, the Ivy Foundation, and now, from Larry Ruvo: Las Vegan, liquor distribution mogul, son of Lou Ruvo, who died of Alzheimer’s in 1994.
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