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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Google co-founder Sergey Brin had been donating to Parkinson's causes since 2005, predominately the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. His dedication to research for the disease stems from a personal connection.