NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research projects from five biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, Canada and Israel comprise the 2013 first half (1H 2013) of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) Partnering Program. Among the most promising in the MJFF portfolio, Partnering Program participants' research projects are presented directly to industry groups who may wish to invest in further development of the project. By connecting industry leaders with those studies ripe for investment, the Foundation aims to drive forward promising research in Parkinson's disease (PD) through the pipeline of drug development and eventually into patients' hands.
Non-confidential overviews of the selected MJFF-funded projects are shared with industry contacts and more broadly via MJFF's Web site twice yearly in July and December (previously quarterly).
Selected for the MJFF Partnering Program 1H 2013 are:
To date, the Foundation has funded $325 million in research, more than $84 million of which has been directed to over 185 unique projects led by industry partners.
For more information on the MJFF Partnering Program 1H 2013 participants and previously featured grantees, visit https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/opportunities-for-industry/partnering-program.html. The MJFF Research Partnerships team can be reached at ResearchPartnerships@michaeljfox.org.
|SOURCE The Michael J. Fox Foundation|
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