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MJFF’s Innovative, New Funding Program Addresses the Entire Therapeutic Pipeline

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To date, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has funded over $297 million in research, $77 million of which has been awarded to more than 160 unique, industry-led projects. In June 2012, MJFF announced its newest funding mechanism, the Therapeutic Pipeline Program (TPP), which combines MJFF’s previous Therapeutics Development Initiative (TDI), Repositioning Drugs for PD, and Clinical Intervention Awards (CIA) programs into a single, streamlined funding opportunity.  Open to both industry and academic Read More >

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Fox Trial Finder and You: Use It to Recruit for Your Trials or to Get Involved Yourself!

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From The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research The Michael J. Fox Foundation has launched Fox Trial Finder, a new Web tool that uses state-of-the art technology to connect potential study volunteers with the coordinators of clinical studies that need someone with their specific medical history. The goal is to benefit both study sponsors and patients by getting people into clinical trials and studies faster — speeding the development of new treatments and ultimately a Read More >

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BIO CEO Company Snapshot: NuPathe Inc.

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The Company Snapshots have returned for our next One-on-One Partnering event, the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, taking place in New York City this February.  The companies that will be profiled in these snapshots will all be presenting at the event, and we hope this provides the opportunity to learn more about them, and catch up on what’s new. For our first Snapshot for the BIO CEO event, we’ve spoken with NuPathe Inc. about their Read More >

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Repositioning Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease

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Last month, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) announced the launch of its Repositioning Drugs for PD 2012 program. The program follows a successful 2011 during which the Foundation funded nine awards totaling $3.4 million repositioning existing drugs that could benefit Parkinson’s disease patients. The program seeks projects that will test drugs that are either already FDA-approved or that have been proven safe in a clinical trial for a certain indication, to determine whether the Read More >

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A Conversation with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month so it seemed like a good opportunity to learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. If you attended the 2007 BIO International Convention, you may have heard Michael J. Fox’s challenge to the audience to redeploy resources to advance promising therapies more quickly thru the drug development pipeline and his invitation to partner with the Foundation on those efforts.  If you were not fortunate to be Read More >

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