Michael J. Fox Foundation

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Name: Michael J. Fox Foundation
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

NIH scientists find 6 new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 27-Jul-2014Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease, including six that had not been previously reported. The study, published in Nature ... [Published EurekAlert! - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Parkinson's researchers receive grant from Michael J Fox Foundation

The bid to devise a cure for Parkinson's disease (PD) has received a welcome boost after it transpired the Michael J Fox Foundation had donated a sum a money to researchers.Scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University are ... [Published Barchester - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

AFFiRiS AG presents Parkinson’s Disease vaccine webcast

A live webcast from AFFiRiS AG will present data from a Phase I clinical trial of PD01A, a vaccine approach that aims to slow or stop Parkinson’s disease progression.The Michael J. Fox Foundation supported the study with a $ 1.5 million grant and will ... [Published Pharma Field - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Calvin and Hobbes creator's new comic strips are now for sale

Bill Watterson's new comic strip originals —born from his collaboration with Stephan Pastis—are now up for sale for the benefit of Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. They published very high resolution scans of the three original uncolored ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why do people believe we only use 10 percent of our brains?

You've probably heard the popular claim that humans only tap into about 10 percent of their brainpower. (Via  )Neurologists have debunked that urban legend countless times in the past, with many calling it a laughable and completely false myth. (Via  ... [Published WPXI - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Route 66 in a classic Ford Mustang

A 1974 Mustang Mach 1 is the transport of choice for Les Durrant's charity drive across America Les said: "Last year my wife and I toured around Europe in my 40-year-old Ford Escort, visiting 14 countries in 14 days and raised more than £12,000 for Parkinson's ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Parkinson's Organizations Unite to Serve Patients and Families Through National "Partners in Parkinson's" Initiative

Partners in Parkinson's offers Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and caregivers virtual and face-to-face opportunities to connect with knowledge, tools and support to optimize care from diagnosis through advanced stages of disease.The Davis Phinney Foundation ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Michael J. Fox Foundation Accepting Pre-Proposals for Target Validation Program

Deadline: October 29, 2014 (Pre-proposals)The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research , which seeks to stimulate the development of Parkinson's disease therapeutics, is accepting pre-proposals for the spring 2015 cycle of its Target Validation ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Belief That We Use Only 10% of Our Brains Is a Myth

We have learned since we were young that we use only 10 per cent of our brain, leaving so much of the brain's capacities unexplored. While the concept seemed fascinating, it also left people wondering about the reasons for the non utilisation of the remaining ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Biotie $2M

Biotie Therapies has signed a $2M research contract with The Michael J. Fox Foundation to investigate SYN120 in Parkinson's disease patients with dementia. ... [Published Technology Networks - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Entia Biosciences Secures Michael J. Fox Foundation Grant

SHERWOOD, OR--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2014) - Entia Biosciences Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO), an emerging leader in the field of nutrigenomics, has been awarded a grant by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to conduct a preclinical study of ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

Cynapsus gets second grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research

Cynapsus Therapeutics has been awarded a new grant of US$500,000 from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) to support clinical studies to develop APL-130277, a sublingual thin film strip reformulation of apomorphine. ... [Published PBR - News - Jul 09 2014]

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"Unraveling the genetic underpinnings of Parkinson's is vital to understanding the multiple mechanisms involved in this complex disease, and hopefully, may one day lead to effective therapies" said Andrew Singleton, Ph D , a scientist at the NIH's National InstituteNational Institute on Aging (NIA) and senior author of the study
...Malu Tansey, associate professorprofessor of physiology at Emory University School of Medicine, in a press release . "Our results provide a compelling rationale for moving toward a clinical trial in early Parkinson's disease patients."
"We are proud to have supported this work and glad to see positive pre-clinical results" said Marco Baptista, PhD, MJFF associate director of research programs...
"While current therapies for Parkinson's help many people manage their symptoms, we are eager to stop or even reverse the disorder itself. The support we are receiving from The Michael J Fox Foundation is critically important for moving our insights from the lab into a workable treatment" Dr Cuervo said, who is also professor of developmental and molecular biology at the college

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Media Advisory: AFFiRiS AG Presents Early Clini... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Calvin and Hobbes creator's new comic strips ar... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 24 2014]
Why do people believe we only use 10 percent of... [Published WPXI - Jul 22 2014]
Route 66 in a classic Ford Mustang [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Parkinson's Organizations Unite to Serve Patien... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 22 2014]
Parkinson's Organizations Unite to Serve Patien... [Published Reuters - Jul 22 2014]
Michael J. Fox Foundation Accepting Pre-Proposa... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 22 2014]
The Belief That We Use Only 10% of Our Brains I... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 22 2014]
We use only 10% of our brains? It's a myth [Published MinnPost - Jul 21 2014]
Biotie Therapies Selects Bracket's CDR System(T... [Published Scottrade - Jul 18 2014]
Why Investigators are Optimistic about an Immun... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 18 2014]
Chester man to take on Route 66 for three causes [Published Chester First - Jul 17 2014]
Magician Is Wearing A Straight Jacket For 2 Wee... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Biotie Therapies Selects Bracket's CDR System™... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 16 2014]
Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percen... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 16 2014]
Harnessing Big Data For Social Good, YC-Backed ... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 15 2014]
Neurons, brain cancer cells require the same li... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 15 2014]
Elizabeth Berkley Schools Perez Hilton On How N... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
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Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Biotie $2M [Published Technology Networks - Jul 14 2014]
DiamiR Announces Grant From The Michael J. Fox ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 14 2014]
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DiamiR Announces Grant From The Michael J. Fox ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 14 2014]
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ--(Marketwired - July 14, 2014) - DiamiR, LLC, a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative tests for detection and monitoring of neurodegenerative diseases and cancer, announced ...
Entia Biosciences Secures Michael J. Fox Founda... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 14 2014]
SHERWOOD, OR--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2014) - Entia Biosciences Inc. (OTCQB: ERGO), an emerging leader in the field of nutrigenomics, has been awarded a grant by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to conduct a preclinical study of ...
A Dutch Poker Player Made An Insane Call At The... [Published Clusterstock - Jul 11 2014]
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is currently going on at the Rio Hotel and Casino is Las Vegas, and we're highlighting our favorite play of the day. On Thursday the Dutch player Jolmer Meelis made an insane call — and it actually paid off. The board ...
Cynapsus gets second grant from The Michael J. ... [Published PBR - News - Jul 09 2014]
Cynapsus Therapeutics has been awarded a new grant of US$500,000 from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) to support clinical studies to develop APL-130277, a sublingual thin film strip reformulation of apomorphine. ...
Cynapsus Therapeutics Awarded Second Grant from... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 08 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 8, 2014) - Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CTH)(OTCQX:CYNAF) today announced that it has been awarded a new grant of US$500,000 from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) to support ...
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Biotie awarded USD 2 million grant from The Mic... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 08 2014]
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The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie Launch... [Published Financial Services - May 27 2014]
Lundbeck receives grant from The Michael J. Fox... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 05 2014]
Promentis Pharmaceuticals Raises Nearly $3 Mill... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 21 2014]
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