Michael J. Fox, known for his role in Back To The Future, was presented with the Frontier Award for his dedication to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease. Michael was diagnosed with the degenerative disorder in 1991 at the age of 29, and he thanked doctors and medical staff working on a cure during his appearance at Bits & Pretzels HealthTech conference.
He wore a casual grey t-shirt, navy blazer, and stylish circular glasses on stage. Michael candidly spoke about his health and the painful realities of living with Parkinson's in a recent interview with CBS Sunday Mornings, stating that life with the disease is "getting tougher every day."