Michael F. J. Fox

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The Parkinson Progression Marker Initiative (PPMI) is a comprehensive observational, international, multi-center study designed to identify PD progression biomarkers both to improve understanding of disease etiology and course and to provide crucial tools to enhance the likelihood of success of PD modifying therapeutic trials. The PPMI cohort will comprise(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the efficacy of a probiotic yogurt compared to a pasteurised yogurt for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in children. DESIGN AND SETTING This was a multisite, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial conducted between September 2009 and 2012. The study was conducted through general practices and(More)
Although Martin Luther King Jr.'s eloquence as a speaker is widely recognized and his rhetorical strategies extensively studied, no sociolinguistic analyses have been conducted on his language variation. This presentation examines a set of sociolinguistic variables in Dr. King's speech to determine how it indexes his regional, social, and ethnic identity as(More)
Many illnesses have a face – we associate Lou Gehrig with ALS, and Michael J. Fox with Parkinson's. These faces humanize diseases, motivate us to donate money and educate us about the illness. So who should be the face of mental illness? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four American adults has a mental illness. That's a(More)
Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars; recognized for " achievements in the areas of international education and exchange " 2000 The National Society of Collegiate Scholars; recognized for " outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service
As a clinical neuroscientist at the University of Oxford I am dedicated to patient care and advancing neuroscience with a focus on the development of novel techniques to diagnose and treat disorders of the autonomic nervous system. Motivating my work is a passion for discovery and international collaboration in research to elucidate new insights in science(More)