Over the last four years, AC Immune has received continuous grant support from MJFF
to accelerate development of a-syn PET tracers.
Jamie Hamilton, PhD, Associate Director at MJFF
, says, "Many people with Parkinson's disease experience gait and balance issues, but there are few treatment options that fully alleviate these challenges.
was identified by United for Better for their service in furtherance of Parkinson's care around the world.
Also, the programme is on track and the company expects to have delivered all project milestones under the grant from MJFF
at that time.
"Continued research into LRRK2 is extremely important to developing a successful therapy for Parkinson's disease," said Marco Baptista, PhD, MJFF
senior associate director of research programs.
"A treatment that could slow or stop Parkinson's progression would be a game changer for the five million worldwide living with this disease and the many more who will become at risk as our population ages," said MJFF
CEO Todd Sherer, PhD.
"We are excited to be working with the MJFF
, UA, and QRxPharma," said Dr.
Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF
), is now being made available to researchers through the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Recipients of the grants were chosen from a large pool of international applicants assessed on the quality of novel science proposed as well as potential to increase understanding of Parkinson's and eventually translate findings into patient treatments, MJFF
said in a press release.
and The Silverstein Foundation's grant support recognizes Gain Therapeutics' novel therapeutic approach for Parkinson's with mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene.
Fox Foundation (MJFF
), travel grants from the Movement Disorders Society, and speaker honoraria from Lundbeck.
Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research (MJFF
) and Intels Health and Life Sciences organization to work on the study named GADGET-PD, which is short for Genetic and Digital Diagnosis of Essential Tremor and Parkinsons Disease.