Navigation Links
Michael J. Fox Foundation awards $2.4M for validation of therapeutic targets for Parkinson's

el of PD-associated gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction. She will use the model to test drugs that can alleviate this 'non-motor' symptom, which might also allow for better delivery of existing drugs such as levodopa that must pass through the GI tract to enter the bloodstream.

The following is a complete list of researchers who were awarded grants under Target Validation 2007. For grant abstracts and researcher bios, visit

  • Roger J. Colbran, PhD, and Ariel Deutch, PhD,Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    "CaMKII as a Therapeutic Target in Parkinson's Disease"

  • Ann M. Graybiel, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Evaluation of the Striatum-enriched Genes CalDAG-GEF1 and CalDAG-GEF2 as Targets for the Treatment and Prevention of L-DOPA Induced Dyskinesia"

  • Pamela J. McLean, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University)
    "Hsp90 as a Target for Neuroprotective Agents in Parkinson's Disease"

  • Kalipada Pahan, PhD, Rush University Medical Center
    "NBD Peptides in a Non-Human Primate Model of Parkinson's Disease"

  • Yvette F. Tache, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
    "Mu Opioid Receptors as a Drug Target for Treating Motor Fluctuations in PD"

  • Malu G. Tansey, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    "Dopaminergic Neuroprotection by Regulator of G-protein Signaling 10 (RGS10)"

  • Stephen F. Traynelis, PhD, and Stella Papa, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
    "Validation of the NR2D Subunit of the NMDA Receptor as a Therapeutic Target for Parkinson's Disease"

  • Danny G. Winder, PhD, Roger Colbran, PhD, and Eric Delpire, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    "NR2B as a Therapeutic Target in Parkinson's Disease"

  • Benjamin Wolozin, MD, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine
    "SIRT1 Activators as Therap

Contact: Holly Barkhymer
212-509-0995 x242
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors
2. American Society for Microbiology honors Michael Bruce Zwick
3. Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors
4. Remarks Prepared for Delivery By Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey At the Ministerial Press Conference
5. Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga awarded Humboldt Prize
6. Balzan Foundation announces 2007 winners
7. Keck Foundation funds study of biological interactions with nanomaterials
8. Yu receives research funding from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
9. PETA awards $120,000 to Duluth Foundation for advancing non-animal tests
10. Simons Foundation awards Emory scientists $3M for autism gene research
11. Arizona State University launches biofuel initiative with BP and Science Foundation Arizona
Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/21/2015)... , July 21, 2015 Passwords ... as seen in the recent U.S. Office of ... solution to the infosec conundrum, but developers and ... stored. To address this dilemma, Biometrics-as-a-Service provider HYPR ... Biometric Tokenization SDK for third party integration. ...
(Date:7/13/2015)... , July 13, 2015 Synaptics ... of human interface solutions, today announced sampling of ... and display driver integration (TDDI) product targeting smartphones ... first to combine Synaptics , best-in-class touch ... display driver technology developed in the company,s Japan ...
(Date:7/9/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , July 9, 2015  Synaptics ... interface solutions, announced today that it will report financial ... on Thursday, July 30, 2015 after the close of ... for analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 ...   To participate on the live call, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Launches Industry First Biometric Tokenization Platform 2HYPR Corp. Launches Industry First Biometric Tokenization Platform 3HYPR Corp. Launches Industry First Biometric Tokenization Platform 4Synaptics Announces Sampling of Second Generation TDDI Solutions 2Synaptics Announces Sampling of Second Generation TDDI Solutions 3Synaptics to Report Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year 2015 Results on July 30 2
... Mass.--High oil prices, energy security considerations and fears about ... sources like biofuels, which burn cleanly and can be ... catches, particularly regarding biofuels like corn-based ethanol: the more ... available for fooda reality that partly accounts for the ...
... available in French. , Hunted to ... along the Pacific coast. Their reintroduction, however, is expected ... commercially valuable shellfish dramatically, such as sea urchins and ... Kai Chan, an NSERC-funded researcher at the University of ...
... The U.S. Department of Homeland,Security (DHS) ... additional,fingerprints from international visitors arriving at Orlando ... the department,s upgrade from two-,to 10-fingerprint collection ... more accurately and efficiently establishing and verifying,visitors, ...
Cached Biology News:MIT professor to discuss future of biofuels 2DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Orlando International Airport 2
(Date:7/29/2015)... 29, 2015  AsureQuality and Ubiquitome have agreed ... applications in food and primary production sectors. The ... PCR device, the Freedom4. AsureQuality provides ... the supermarket shelf for producers, processors and Competent ... animal disease control and pest management and surveillance ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... 29, 2015 Research ... addition of the "Global Biosimilars Market, 2015 ... The Global Biosimilars Market, 2015 - 2025, ... growing biosimilars market. With the blockbuster biologics losing ... costs, biosimilars are being viewed as viable substitutes ...
(Date:7/29/2015)...  AmnioChor Inc., an early stage biotech startup based ... announce that the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation of ... their seed round of development of the proprietary AmnioCept™ ... AmnioChor,s technology allows cryopreservation of the amniotic ... living within those tissues. Amnion is a well-established source ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... DIEGO , July 29, 2015  Pfenex Inc. ... 2015 financial results will be released on Thursday, August ... am Eastern Time, Pfenex management will host a conference ... business update.  A press release outlining the financial results ... the call. Please call 1-866-376-8058 (US) or ...
Breaking Biology Technology:AsureQuality and Ubiquitome Partner on Applications for Mobile Molecular Food Safety Testing 2Global Biosimilars Market to 2025: Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs), Insulin, Interferons, G-CSF/ GM-CSF, Erythropoietins and Others 2Global Biosimilars Market to 2025: Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs), Insulin, Interferons, G-CSF/ GM-CSF, Erythropoietins and Others 3The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Agrees to Invest in AmnioChor 2Pfenex To Report Second Quarter 2015 Results and Provide Business Update on Thursday, August 13, 2015 2
... FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 28 BioElectronics,Corporation, (Pink Sheets: ... a sales and distribution agreement to provide ActiPatch,Therapy ... order has been,shipped and introduction of ActiPatch to ... in the benefits of ActiPatch by the Healthcare ...
... AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT) is pleased to invite you ... data for its,lead compound EVT 201 in the treatment of ... am GMT / 5.00 am EST / 7.00 pm AEST ... the webcast and,conference call will be: - Dr John ...
... Transfer its ADR Listing to the NASDAQ Capital ... Biopharmaceuticals,Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB ; LSE: XTL; TASE: ... and commercialization of,therapeutics for the treatment of unmet ... announced the receipt on August 23,2007, of a ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioElectronics Corporation Announces Singapore and Malaysia Sales 2Evotec to Present Details of the Positive Phase II Study in Insomnia With EVT 201 at the Worldsleep07 Congress in Cairns/Australia 2XTL Receives Staff Letter From NASDAQ 2XTL Receives Staff Letter From NASDAQ 3
b-Catenin (pSer675), phospho-specific...
MAb to Transferrin Dry Ice: No Preservative: NaN3 Availability When Not in Inventory: 14-21 Business Days...
Anti-ADAMTS-4, disintegrin-like domain Immunogen: Synthetic peptide - KLH conjugated Available Date: 38569...
WD-repeat protein 4...
Biology Products: