Navigation Links
Katie Hood Appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Michael J. Fox Foundation
Date:12/14/2007

- Key Architect of Foundation's Strategy Will Build On and Expand Transformational Approach -

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) today announced the appointment of Katie Hood as chief executive officer.

Ms. Hood, who joined the Foundation in September 2002, has been serving as interim CEO since October. As chief executive officer, she will build on the Foundation's strategy of inserting itself proactively into the research process to advance scientific breakthroughs, including the expansion of current initiatives to:

-- validate promising drug targets, thereby opening new opportunities for drug development;

-- increase investment in various stages of pre-clinical research and chaperoning pre-clinical hits from stage to stage;

-- selectively support clinical projects with the potential to improve patients' lives in the near-term; and

-- drive high-risk, high-reward attempts to uncover new research tools such as biomarkers.

Ms. Hood stated, "The Michael J. Fox Foundation has evolved into an organization willing to do whatever it takes to accelerate life-transforming treatments for Parkinson's patients - going beyond innovative funding mechanisms to work to change a flawed system that too often fails to translate research into results. Over the past seven years, we have built a unique expertise about Parkinson's research that we intend to leverage for impact over the coming months and years. Our capital should be -- and will be -- used to drive progress in ways that other funding sources are not."

David Golub, chairman of the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation, said: "We are committed to a strategy of working relentlessly to close critical gaps in the process of moving potential treatments from the laboratory to Parkinson's patients, and have worked with Katie and the entire executive team to develop a compell
'/>"/>

SOURCE Michael J. Fox Foundation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
2. Katie Hood Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of Michael J. Fox Foundation
3. Dr. Allen Woolf Appointed Chief Medical Officer For CIGNA Group Insurance
4. William Moore Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors
5. Roy Jakobs Appointed Elsevier Managing Director, A&G Sales and Customer Marketing
6. Theodore A. Boutacoff Appointed President & CEO of IRIDEX
7. James B. Hawkins Appointed to IRIDEX Board of Directors
8. Bryan R. Rogers Appointed President of Far West Division
9. Catholic Health Association Disappointed by Failure to Override SCHIP Veto
10. Steven M. Safyer, MD, Appointed President and CEO of Montefiore Medical Center
11. Dr. Warren Wasiewski Appointed Chief Medical Officer of Neurobiological Technologies, Inc.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's and Owner ... of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's ... in getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep ... leading groups supporting the cause in the valley. The most ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s dress supplier, has recently released ... website of AngelWeddingDress.com to find more details. , ... for a bridal party. AngelWeddingDress offers a variety of ... maternity wedding dresses are specially designed for 2015. , ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the main features of ... Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best coverage ... an agent or visit an agency for price information. These ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on transportation ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Yesterday, Senator Holly ... and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored by the ... advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device and pharmaceutical ... received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” award from ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Mass. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 EBSCO ... (AMA) are expanding their relationship in an effort to ... around the world. While EBSCO has long made AMA journals ... a sales agent for The JAMA Network. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4
... Naltrexone is one of four oral medications approved ... for the treatment of alcoholism. A recent ... by the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol ... produced a modest but significant benefit but another ...
... University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston University School ... Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), have completed analyses ... two generations of participants from the landmark Framingham ... genetic differences that potentially affect the risk for ...
... Netherlands, Sept. 19, 2007 -- New research, including two ... of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes ... (pioglitazone HCI) and its benefits regarding improved blood ... 2 diabetes. The unique outcomes, including some clinical practice ...
... get Phylicia Rashad talking about peripheral artery disease ... Phylicia Rashad has spent decades tickling America,s funny ... it,s Americans, heart health she,s working for now, ... common but underappreciated and underdiagnosed cardiovascular threat called ...
... OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 19 The Midwest,Dairy ... product,line to schools and retail grocery stores for ... Dairy Company is distributing the product,line in Kansas, ... 8-ounce,plastic resealable containers and features all 32 collective ...
... Champion Pair Of Cattle Comes From Binson,s ... Home Health Care Centers, Donation Of Food And Funds Continues Longstanding Community Support ... ... working poor will be among those to benefit from a,generous gift from Binson,s Home Health ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Family history of alcoholism affects response to drug used to treat heavy drinking 2Health News:Researchers provide genetic associations from a genome-wide scan for cardiovascular disease traits 2Health News:Researchers provide genetic associations from a genome-wide scan for cardiovascular disease traits 3Health News:New research shows ACTOS is associated with a 38 percent lower risk of heart attack 2Health News:'Cosby' Star Tackles a Silent Heart Threat 2Health News:'Cosby' Star Tackles a Silent Heart Threat 3Health News:'Cosby' Star Tackles a Silent Heart Threat 4Health News:NFL-Themed Milk Touches Down in Schools and Retail Grocery Stores 2Health News:NFL-Themed Milk Touches Down in Schools and Retail Grocery Stores 3Health News:$8,000 Winning Bids at Governor's Livestock Auction to Benefit College-Bound Youth and Homeless 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... BOSTON , January 23, 2015 ... development company, is delighted to announce that the Malcolm ... Miles Congreve (Vice President of Chemistry), Fiona ... Weir (Chief Executive Officer and co-founder) for the seminal ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ) today ... for the quarter was $423.0 million, a 10 percent increase ... percent increase on a constant currency basis). Net income was ... quarter ended December 31, 2013. Diluted earnings per share for ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015 Increasing sophistication among enterprise ... of localization purchasing in 2015, says Moravia ... a recent study by market research firm Common Sense ... solution for their translation and localization needs. "From a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 11Moravia Sees Single-Sourcing as Key Localization Trend in 2015 2
Standard general retractor system. Fully-adjustable to maintain a low profile in any approach and any patient. Blades can be stacked on top of each other in the operative site....
These retractors, made of rugged Noryl® resin, are pre-sterilized and packaged singly in double peel-pouches for easy delivery to the sterile surgical field....
... abdominal surgery, the Alexis Wound Retractor ... wound from contamination. For open surgery, ... while minimizing the incision size. For ... instrumental in offering retraction and protection ...
HemoNIR™ is a portable device that measures the ability of apersons blood to carry oxygen by monitoring functional vs. non functional hemoglobin....
Medicine Products: