Michael J. Fox Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Michael J. Fox Foundation
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Toxic Species of Parkinson's Protein Named Focus of Funding Program

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is launching a new funding program to promote collaborative analysis of subtypes of the protein alpha-synuclein.Aggregating in the cells of all people with Parkinson's ... [Published TickerTech.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Heiko Braak, MD, Author Of Parkinson's Staging Procedure, Honored With 2014 Robert A. Pritzker Prize

NEW YORKIn 2003, Braak — now senior professor at Ulm University in GermanyThe Pritzker Prize has been awarded annually since 2011 by MJFF to recognize researchers who make an exceptional contribution to Parkinson's research as well as exhibit a commitment ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Parkinson's Unity Walk

MRI Interventions, Inc will sponsor of the in New York City's CentralPark on Saturday, April 26."We are excited to participate as a sponsor of this inspirational fundraising event that supports research into a cure for Parkinson's disease," stated Kimble ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Diagnosing Parkinson's From Voice Recordings And Smartphone Movements

About 6.3 million people suffer from Parkinson's disease worldwide, but it's a good bet that not all of those people have actually been diagnosed. There's no blood test for the disease, and the standard procedure today requires lengthy and expensive visits ... [Published Fast Company - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 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 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 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 - Apr 17 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 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]

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Sponsored by: "Alpha-synuclein is our most promising target for a drug that could stop or prevent Parkinson's," said Todd Sherer, CEO of MJFF. "Understanding what species of this protein are involved in the disease would accelerate development of a disease-modifying therapy, the greatest unmet need of the five million people worldwide living with PD."
"Dr. Braak's contributions to Parkinson's research cannot be overstated. His work has fundamentally changed our approach to identifying the cause and the cure of Parkinson's" said Todd Sherer
...fundraising event that supports research into a cure for Parkinson's disease," stated Kimble Jenkins , MRI Interventions President and CEO. " MRI Interventions is committed to developing technologies that expand treatment options for patients, such as our ClearPoint system, which enables 'asleep' deep brain stimulation surgery to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Our goal is to improve the lives of people who have been dealt the incredible burden of a neurological disorder like Parkinson's, and we are happy to back the Unity WalkWalk in its similar efforts."
...to demonstrate that it's possible at the moment, but we would envisage something like a phone system where people could call in," he explains. "Then, it could be used as an indication of whether they need to go for a checkup or not."

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Toxic Species of Parkinson's Protein Named Focu... [Published TickerTech.com - 18 hours ago]
Toxic Species of Parkinson's Protein Named Focu... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 18 hours ago]
Heiko Braak, MD, Author Of Parkinson's Staging ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 22 2014]
Heiko Braak, MD, Author of Parkinson's Staging ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 22 2014]
2014 Parkinson's Unity Walk [Published Examiner.com - Apr 22 2014]
MRI INTERVENTIONS : Proudly Sponsoring 2014 Par... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
MRI Interventions Proudly Sponsoring 2014 Parki... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 22 2014]
Diagnosing Parkinson's From Voice Recordings An... [Published Fast Company - Apr 21 2014]
Campbell Foundation funding leads to significan... [Published Prlog - Apr 21 2014]
Bulletin Board: Monday, April 21, 2014 [Published Woodland Daily Democrat - Apr 21 2014]
Parkinson's benefit raises $12K thanks to large... [Published Middletown Press - Apr 17 2014]
Tremors in the Universe: Park's and recreation [Published Vernon Hills Review - Apr 17 2014]
Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 17 2014]
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]
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Toxic Species of Parkinson's Protein Named Focu... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 18 hours ago]
NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is launching a new funding program to promote collaborative analysis of subtypes of the protein alpha-synuclein. Aggregating in the cells ...
Heiko Braak, MD, Author of Parkinson's Staging ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 22 2014]
NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heiko Braak, MD, who proposed a novel pathway of Parkinson's disease progression, is the recipient of the 2014 Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson's Research, conferred annually by The ...
4 Foxes Chardonnay Debuts to Raise Money for Mi... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
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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 ...
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