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2014-03-21 23:25:53

As part of its $219,000 initial multiple system atrophy research grant funding round, The MSA Coalition® has awarded $25,00 to Dr. Roy Freeman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for research to determine whether alpha-synuclein deposits are a valid biomarker for multiple system atrophy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $25,000 grant to Dr. Roy Freeman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to carry out a pilot study to...

2014-03-19 23:32:15

Eduardo Benarroch, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Has been awarded a research grant for his project "Mechanisms of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Sleep Related Respiratory Dysfunction in MSA.” In January 2014, The MSA Coalition announced the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000. Richester, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Eduardo Benarroch of the Mayo Clinic Rochester for a new...

2014-03-18 23:29:58

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Peripheral delivery of brain-targeted neurosin as a novel treatment for MSA". This pre-clinical proof-of-concept study in mice is being led by Eliezer Masliah, M.D. (University of California San Diego). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to Dr. Eliezer Masliah of the University of...

2014-03-17 23:24:53

The MSA Coalition® announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the "Global MSA Registry & Study Group.” The project is being led by researchers from Austria and the USA and will facilitate future international MSA trial recruitment and promote sharing of anonymous patient information to identify the natural history of multiple system atrophy (MSA). New York, New York (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy...

2014-03-14 23:24:40

The MSA Coalition announced in January 2014 the funding of five MSA research grants for a total of $219,000 including the project "Stem cell-based Therapeutics Platform for MSA." The project is being led by Vikram Khurana, M.D, Ph.D. (Massachusetts General Hospital) and could lead to genomics and small molecule discovery platform for multiple system atrophy (MSA). Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has awarded a $50,000 grant to...

2014-02-18 23:04:47

Rock stars, celebrity chefs, and rare disease advocates band together to FIGHT MSA, a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder. The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition and other MSA groups will be in attendance in a show of solidarity in support of “rock ‘n roll chef” Kerry Simon. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 A masterful list of superstars comes together for a spectacular fundraiser on February 27, 2014 to support multiple system atrophy (MSA) awareness. MSA is a rare and...

2014-02-04 23:20:27

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition Board of Directors has voted to award $219,000 in research grants to fund five MSA research projects, with funds being distributed in the first quarter of 2014. In 2013, the MSA Coalition® established an MSA Research Grant Program and a world-class scientific advisory board to review and rank research applications. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition has announced its inaugural round of funding for...

2013-11-07 16:30:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pursuit of an imaging tool to visualize the protein alpha-synuclein, the hallmark pathology of Parkinson's disease (PD), in the brain is the subject of a paper published today in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease by three researchers from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF). The Foundation has assembled and leads a consortium to develop a radioactive PET tracer that could lead to better therapies and...

2013-05-20 23:17:05

The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition launches its new MSA Research Grant program, including the creation of a world-class Scientific Advisory Board and Advocate Research Committee to review research proposals and recommend grants. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition (formerly the SDS/MSA Support Group) announced today the launch of its new Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Research Grant Program. Over the past few years, The MSA Coalition´s grass roots...

2012-07-31 10:26:19

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: ALSE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB, "Navidea") to license, [(123)I]-E-IACFT Injection (CFT), also called Altropane®, an Iodine-123 radiolabeled imaging agent, being developed as an aid in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and movement disorders. "We are pleased to have completed this agreement with Navidea. With its focus,...