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The Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches New Funding Opportunities for Parkinson's Research
Date:2/20/2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is today announcing the launch of four new funding programs focused on driving forward research toward transformative treatments and a cure for Parkinson's disease (PD). MJFF places a strong emphasis on translational and clinical research, but also supports high-risk/high-reward discovery work to help keep new ideas flowing into the drug development pipeline.

The new funding opportunities are open to both academic and industry researchers. Projects should promote PD drug development around the most promising therapeutic pathways and targets, including leading genetic targets alpha-synuclein and LRRK2.

Researchers can also apply for access to MJFF's growing inventory of tissue samples from pre-clinical models and clinical populations for projects seeking to address promising Parkinson's ideas. 

In addition to the four launching programs, four other rolling programs are currently open and accepting applications.  Check out the complete list and apply for funding at https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/apply-for-grant.html.

Brief descriptions of the launching programs follow. 

MJFF Biosample and Tissue Resource RFA - Fall 2013
MJFF has supported several pre-clinical and clinical efforts to generate valuable biospecimen tissue resources for the research community. This is an opportunity for researchers to apply to use these samples.

Informational Conference Call: March 6, 2013 at 12pm US EST
Pre-Proposals Due: April 3, 2013
To participate in the call and receive call-in details, please RSVP via email to conferencecalls@michaeljfox.org.

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