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Todd Sherer    

CEO, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Todd Sherer, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). Formally trained as a neuroscientist, he directs the organization's research strategy and is responsible for the organization's overall scientific and fundraising direction to speed treatment breakthroughs and a cure for Parkinson's disease. Sherer has been a key architect of the Foundation's strategy to define high-priority research areas for Parkinson's disease. He has played a major role in the Foundation's efforts to increase the pharmaceutical industry's investment in Parkinson's disease drug development and engage the patient community to encourage and expand participation in clinical research.


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Is Parkinson’s Disease Ready for Precision Medicine?

In an editorial this summer published in Personalized Medicine, authors from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and J. William Langston, M.D., chief scientific officer and founder of The Parkinson’s Institute, outlined a strategy to advance precision medicine in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Lead author Todd Sherer, Ph.D., CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation and his co-authors believe that by pivoting from traditional definitions of disease to profile pathology by genetic and molecular changes, neurodegeneration researchers can design and test more targeted therapies with higher likelihood of success ...

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