Michael J. Fox Foundation

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Name: Michael J. Fox Foundation
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Parkinson's benefit raises $12K thanks to large community turnout

MIDDLETOWN >> The Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson ’s sponsored a wine tasting fundraising event April 5 at the Italian Society in Middletown which raised more than $12,000 for the nonprofit support group.The event was chaired and organized by ... [Published Middletown Press - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Tremors in the Universe: Park's and recreation

Bob Baittie is the author of the blog "Tremors in the Universe" and a guest blogger for the Pioneer Press.My name is Robert Baittie. I am a neighbor and a resident of Vernon Hills. Two years ago at the age of 52 I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. ... [Published Vernon Hills Review - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crowd enjoys Endless Summer fundraiser

The crowd of about 175 people dressed up in their best beachwear.IT WAS a bumper day at Thirteenth Beach Golf Links on April 6, with the Endless Summer event raising more than $11,300 towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease and creating awareness about ... [Published Surf Coast Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Domain Therapeutics receives $230K grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation

Domain Therapeutics , a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the R&D of new drug candidates targeting G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), has received a second grant of $230,000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s research ... [Published Center Watch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Domain receives second grant of USD 230 000 from MJFF to support its mGluR3 PAM programme

Domain Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the research and development of new drug candidates targeting G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), has received a second grant of 230 000 dollars (USD) from The Michael J Fox Foundation ... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

4 Foxes Chardonnay Debuts to Raise Money for Michael J. Fox Foundation

New Russian River Valley Chardonnay Donates All Profits to Parkinson's Disease ResearchSONOMA COUNTY, CA --(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - 4 Foxes Chardonnay, a new limited production Sonoma Coast Chardonnay sourced primarily from the acclaimed Russian ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rotary Club to Host Adult Prom

The will be hosting another 21+ prom to benefit their local and humanitarian projects on Saturday, June 7th at the Peabody Holiday Inn. "Last year's prom was so much fun that we've made this year's bigger," commented Rotarian Amy Luckiewicz. "This year, ... [Published Wakefield Patch - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

People, Places, Things

Art Exhibition and SaleEight East End Painters and photographers will exhibit their work to raise awareness and funds for the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's disease Research through the New England Parkinson's Ride. The artwork includes tattooed ... [Published East Hampton Patch - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Parkinson's Awareness Month:30 Days-30 Stories/ Day Three- The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Everyone recognizes this guy. Michael J. Fox is known worldwide.He's been a huge television star through his roles in Family Ties and Spin City. He's starred in the Back To The Future series of movies.Since 1998, he's been starring in the biggest role ... [Published Chicago Now - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Potential Parkinson's Therapy secures $23M for testing from NIH

Results of a study funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson's Research have enabled researchers to secure a $23 million grant from the NIH , continuing a repurposed drug approved for hypertension to phase III testing for slowing Parkinson's ... [Published Center Watch - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Michael J. Fox Foundation representative to present “Research Updates”

The Hope Parkinson Program will feature Patricia Radford, associate director of advancement for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, at Hope’s Community Education event on Friday, April 11.The free event, open to the public, will take ... [Published Naples Daily News - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine investigating genetics of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) along with Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) will study individuals with genetic mutations associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD) as one of 32 clinical sites of the Parkinson’s Progression Markers ... [Published Health Canal - Mar 22 2014]

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"Right now, we've showed that certain neurons display antigens and that T cells can recognize these antigens and kill neurons," Dr. Sulzer says, "but we still need to determine whether this is actually happening in people. We need to show that there are certain T cells in Parkinson's patients that can attack their neurons."
"Transplanting cells into the brain when there's a problem is extremely challenging, and the consequences can be disastrous because once the new cells are integrated, you can't take them out if things go wrong."
...importantly the spouse of someone affected by Parkinson's -- I have been committed for years to helping find a cure for this disease," said Tigner. "It has been my privilege to support the Michael J Fox Foundation for the past four years, and my vision for 4 Foxes was to create a good wine that supported a great cause. This is a great Chardonnay in the classic Sonoma Coast style that you can enjoy every day and really feel good about."
..."Last year's prom was so much fun that we've made this year's bigger," commented Rotarian Amy Luckiewicz. "This year, we're playing on Back to the Future with our prom theme. And yes, the delorean time machine will be there!" The Enchantment Under the Sea Prom will feature 5 hours of DJ entertainment and dancing, light appetizers and dessert, a prom king and queen contest...

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Parkinson's benefit raises $12K thanks to large... [Published Middletown Press - 12 hours ago]
Tremors in the Universe: Park's and recreation [Published Vernon Hills Review - 13 hours ago]
Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? [Published EurekAlert! - 16 hours ago]
Crowd enjoys Endless Summer fundraiser [Published Surf Coast Times - Apr 16 2014]
Domain Therapeutics receives $230K grant from M... [Published Center Watch - Apr 16 2014]
Domain receives second grant of USD 230 000 fro... [Published PharmaBiz - Apr 15 2014]
Domain Therapeutics receives grant to support d... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 15 2014]
Don't fall for miracle cures [Published Asiaone - Apr 14 2014]
4 Foxes Chardonnay Debuts to Raise Money for Mi... [Published MarketWired - Apr 14 2014]
4 Foxes Chardonnay Debuts to Raise Money for Mi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
Rotary Club to Host Adult Prom [Published Wakefield Patch - Apr 14 2014]
Domain Therapeutics Continues Program To Alter ... [Published BioSpace - Apr 14 2014]
Ken Kragen to be Featured Speaker at 2014 Chief... [Published Sys-Con Canada - Apr 14 2014]
Back to the Future: LEGO CUUSOO Review [Published SlashGear - Apr 13 2014]
People, Places, Things [Published East Hampton Patch - Apr 12 2014]
ICB International develops tracer for imaging a... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 11 2014]
Brain Imaging Tracer for Parkinson's Disease [Published PR Newswire - Apr 11 2014]
Walk to find a cure for Parkinson’s [Published Daily Telegraph Australia - Local - Apr 11 2014]
Diane C. Boss [Published Eagle Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Bulldog Bites: What to watch for at G-Day and i... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 10 2014]
Startup Offers Hope for Paralyzed Patients [Published QMED - Apr 10 2014]
RaceTrac's 3rd Annual Run for Research 5K [Published Smyrna-Vinings Patch - Apr 10 2014]
Runners, walkers: Check out metro-east 5Ks [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
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Still Several Reasons To Remain Long Amarantus [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 09 2014]
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A Conversation with Ethan Giffin, Founder and C... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 08 2014]
Parkinson's Awareness Month: 30 Days-30 Stories... [Published Chicago Now - Apr 08 2014]
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4 Foxes Chardonnay Debuts to Raise Money for Mi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
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Introducing GetFeedback.com Spring ’14: The Fut... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 09 2014]
SPONSORED POST Check out our  press release hub , powered by Business Wire. It's a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop  here . Live today, GetFeedback.com Spring ...
Potential Parkinson's Therapy Secures $23 Milli... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Mar 31 2014]
NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results out of a study funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) have enabled researchers to secure a $23 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), continuing ...
Higher Levels of Cerebrospinal Fluid α-Synuclei... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 11 2014]
Counterintuitive findings offer new insights into Parkinson disease pathology, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA., March 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The course of Parkinson ...
Parkinson's Biomarker Initiative Expands Study ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Feb 25 2014]
NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), a large-scale biomarker study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), is expanding to study individuals with ...
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Promentis Pharmaceuticals Raises Nearly $3 Mill... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 21 2014]
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