Navigation Links
Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits Up to $3 Million for Clinical Trials That Can Improve Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
Date:2/26/2008

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- In the interest of accelerating delivery of transformative treatments for Parkinson's disease, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced the 2008 launch of its annual Clinical Intervention Awards. The program, formerly known as Clinical Discovery Awards, has been revamped with an even greater focus on clinical testing of promising therapies with potential to fundamentally improve the treatment of Parkinson's disease symptoms and even impact disease progression.

"Trials to develop transformative treatments are not only scientifically and technically challenging but are often hampered by budgetary constraints that can limit the quality and quantity of data collected and therefore the interpretability of results," said Katie Hood, CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation. "Clinical Intervention is designed to accelerate the development of transformative treatments by strategically allocating resources to address this challenge, and ultimately to increase the number of therapies progressing through the clinical trial pipeline."

Ideal proposals will be rooted in well-designed and rigorous clinical trials that test potentially high-impact treatment approaches. Applicants may seek full support for a trial, if feasible within the program budgetary constraints, or may request funding to supplement a clinical testing effort supported by other funding sources. In the latter case, MJFF is particularly interested in assisting sponsors wishing to maximize data collected from clinical trials by the inclusion of additional trial features (e.g., increased sample size, inclusion/testing of additional or novel endpoints, increasing frequency of subject assessments or trial duration, etc.). Applicants should make a strong case for how the additional information can significantly improve the overall trial and lead to better decision making regarding continued clinical development of the teste
'/>"/>

SOURCE Michael J. Fox Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Up to $3 Million to Industry Teams to Jumpstart Promising PD Drug Development
2. Kevin McHale Instrumental in Forming the Help Me Hear Foundation
3. AIDS Healthcare Foundation Names Homayoon Khanlou, M.D. as its Chief of Medicine, U.S.
4. CellCyte Genetics Corp. Enters Collaborative Research Agreement With Cleveland Clinic Foundation to Qualify Stem Cell Delivery in Damaged Heart Tissue
5. Nobel Prize Awarded to Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Member
6. The Oral Cancer Foundation Urges HPV Vaccination for Males
7. MedicAlert Foundation Joins The Alzheimers Association to Offer MedicAlert(R) + Alzheimers Association Safe Return(R) - Live 24-Hour Emergency Response for Wandering and Medical Emergencies
8. Phase 1 & 2 Data of Perifosine (KRX-0401) in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma Presented Today at the 25th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium
9. Grantees of the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Prevention Research Initiative Gather in Houston to Report Interim Findings
10. Five Clinical Studies to Receive $2.5 Million Under Foundations 2007 Clinical Discovery Program
11. Alpha-1 Foundation, AARC Cooperate on Study to Test 5,000 COPD Patients for Alpha-1
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 4, 2015  Prometheus Research announced today ... Optometric Association (AOA) to build a state-of-the-art registry ... the millions of patients treated by AOA members ... for Eyecare (MORE) will leverage Prometheus, open ... secondary uses of essential health and operations data. ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... A new study shows how pharmacies ... asthma-related illness. The Cincinnati Children,s Hospital ... with high rates of asthma-related emergency-room use and ... asthma rescue medications. Asthma-related illness is ... with limited access to medical care. Previous studies ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015 The breakthrough hepatitis ... high price but manufacturer Gilead Sciences overcame initial market ... and effective public relations campaigns. Sovaldi,s high ... severe side effects propelled the drug to $2.3 billion ... therapy,s first quarter on the market. But Sovaldi,s price ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:American Optometric Association, Prometheus Research to Create Transformative Health Outcomes Registry 2New Study Suggests Prominent Role for Pharmacies In Reducing Asthma-related Illness 2New Study Suggests Prominent Role for Pharmacies In Reducing Asthma-related Illness 3New Study Examines Success Lessons of Sovaldi's and Harvoni's Blockbuster Launches 2
... March 26, 2012  Tengion, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNGN ... it has made significant advances in its two lead ... several weeks in the ongoing initial clinical trial of ... Company also submitted a pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) filing ...
... 2012 Beginning today, Northside Hospital and Atlanta Perinatal ... advanced screening test for common fetal trisomies, such as ... that causes Edwards syndrome. The Harmony ... a novel testing platform to analyze DNA in maternal ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Tengion Announces Significant Advances in Neo-Urinary Conduit™ and Neo-Kidney Augment™ Programs 2Tengion Announces Significant Advances in Neo-Urinary Conduit™ and Neo-Kidney Augment™ Programs 3Tengion Announces Significant Advances in Neo-Urinary Conduit™ and Neo-Kidney Augment™ Programs 4Tengion Announces Significant Advances in Neo-Urinary Conduit™ and Neo-Kidney Augment™ Programs 5Tengion Announces Significant Advances in Neo-Urinary Conduit™ and Neo-Kidney Augment™ Programs 6Northside Hospital and Atlanta Perinatal Consultants Partner to Offer Advanced, Non-Invasive Test for Prenatal Detection of Common Trisomies 2Northside Hospital and Atlanta Perinatal Consultants Partner to Offer Advanced, Non-Invasive Test for Prenatal Detection of Common Trisomies 3
(Date:5/3/2015)... 03, 2015 SpineFrontier, a Less Exposure ... FDA to produce and market their new sacroiliac joint ... used in outpatient settings and is compatible with both ... approach has been extensively researched and refined by SpineFrontier, ... use this approach in conjunction with a sacroiliac joint ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... May 03, 2015 HealthPostures, a ... solutions, announces its appearance at the , May 5 ... that HealthPostures will exhibit at the conference include its ... sit stand solutions is the 6100 TaskMate Executive. Features ... control, an adjustable keyboard tray, extended platform work surface ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... Ticket Down has secured additional inventories of authentic ... today, Saturday, May 2nd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena ... to secure tickets for both the actual fight and various ... wanted for more than five years was finally been agreed ... inside the ring to fight Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao in what ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 “ ActOn ” was ... takes a look at the latest and coolest applications on ... host of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the app review ... get connected with organizations to make a difference. , In ... very few things that aren’t about money, which is why ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 It’s ... a deadly natural disaster strikes anywhere on this planet, ... leverage human sympathy and compassion for their own personal ... States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) issued an alert ... “of potential email scams citing the earthquake in Nepal. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:HealthPostures to Appear at the Minnesota Safety and Health Conference 2Health News:HealthPostures to Appear at the Minnesota Safety and Health Conference 3Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 2Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 3Health News:An Application to Help People Make a Difference Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 2Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 3Health News:Cyber Aftershocks from Nepal’s Earthquake Can Cripple Businesses Right Here at Home 4
... When you check into a hospital, the odds are one ... of antibiotic-resistant bacteria as a result of your stay. That ... todays hospitals despite the best efforts of the medical profession. ... deaths per year., Now, a sophisticated new mathematical model has ...
... for,Plastination commends ABC,s 20/20 for its investigation on ... exhibitions. The program served to,inform and educate the ... of bodies used in anatomical exhibitions in particular., ... clarify two vague,statements made by anatomist, Dr. Gunther ...
... survival rates to younger cases , , FRIDAY, Feb. 15 ... transplantation and have good outcomes, and age should not ... a new study says. , Researchers at the University ... of 48 UCLA patients between the ages of 65 ...
... Canadian scientists are finding that out of sight, out of ... the chemicals in our waters. Substances that we use everyday ... they can impact aquatic life and possibly ourselves. , ... of the 30,000 or so chemicals used commercially in the ...
... Premier Exhibitions Inc.,(Nasdaq: PRXI ) today posted ... to an expected 20/20 broadcast that is purported ... to its controversial and,highly successful bodies exhibitions., ... TV,s 20/20 has,chosen to air a segment that ...
... 15 IDEXX Laboratories,Inc. (Nasdaq: IDXX ), announced ... by the Company of an additional four million,shares of ... will be made in the open market or in ... shares remaining as of,December 31, 2007, under a previous ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Math model identifies key to controlling epidemic 2Health News:Math model identifies key to controlling epidemic 3Health News:Specimens in BODY WORLDS Exhibitions Stem Primarily from German Body Donation Program 2Health News:Good Outcomes Possible for Older Lung Transplant Patients 2Health News:New findings on emerging contaminants 2Health News:New findings on emerging contaminants 3Health News:New findings on emerging contaminants 4Health News:New findings on emerging contaminants 5Health News:An Open Letter to 20/20 and the Shareholders of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. 2Health News:An Open Letter to 20/20 and the Shareholders of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. 3
... of German Craftsmanship have produced ... the world. Ocutek® now makes ... holders of the coveted Meisterbrief ... apprenticeship, are qualified to become ...
... Centuries of German Craftsmanship ... instrumentation in the world. Ocutek ... you! Only holders of the ... and eight-year apprenticeship, are qualified ...
... Centuries of German Craftsmanship have ... in the world. Ocutek now ... Only holders of the coveted ... eight-year apprenticeship, are qualified to ...
1mm by 7mm horizontal punch. Flat serrated handle. Overall length 87mm....
Medicine Products: