Rock Steady Boxing SKC hosts talk from Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research on Aug. 14

  • Monday, August 12, 2019 9:33am
  • Life

Rock Steady Boxing South King County hosts a representative from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research for a special conversation Aug. 14 at Green River College.

The boxing club invites members and care-partners, visitors and those who find themselves navigating the disease to join them for the discussion from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Student Union Building, 12401 SE 320th St, Auburn.

Mary McQuillen, associate director for advancement with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, will discuss the following topics:

• an overview of MJFF’s mission and business model;

• an update on promising Parkinson’s disease research;

• a look at the latest symptomatic treatments on the market and those under FDA approval;

• and information on how to get involved with clinical research through Fox Trial Finder and Fox Insight.

For more information, visit michaeljfox.org.

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