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2014-07-24 12:28:19

More Than 30 Scientific Projects Chosen for Potential to Improve the Lives and Futures of People Touched by Parkinson's NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $1.3 million in funding for more than 30 investigator-initiated research projects to help solve, treat and end Parkinson's disease. Chosen through a competitive application process, the grants reflect PDF's continued commitment to improving the...

2014-07-24 08:35:23

VIENNA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: AFFiRiS AG, Vienna, Austria will present data from a Phase I clinical trial of PD01A, a vaccine approach that aims to slow or stop Parkinson's disease progression. The Michael J. Fox Foundation supported the study with a $ 1.5 million grant and will discuss the impact of the results for patients and the Parkinson's research community. When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 11.00 am EST (Eastern Standard Time) 03.00 pm UTC...

2014-07-22 16:27:02

100% of donations raised will go to research KINGSTON, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 11,000 people from across the country came together on Saturday, April 26(th) in New York's Central Park in support of the 2014 Parkinson's Unity Walk. Friends and families were united in a common goal to raise awareness and funds to support research for better Parkinson's treatments and hopefully one day a cure. Through their collective efforts, more than $1.6 million in...

2014-07-22 12:30:17

Initiative to optimize patient care spearheaded by AbbVie and The Michael J. Fox Foundation to visit 11 cities in 2014 NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Parkinson's organizations are working together to help provide Parkinson's patients and caregivers with knowledge and support to optimize their care through the "Partners in Parkinson's" strategic health initiative launched by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie. Partners in Parkinson's offers...

2014-07-01 12:28:25

Volunteer Advisors Drive PDF Mission and Patient-Centric Approach NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce new members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council. The council is made up of individuals from around the US - all of whom live with Parkinson's or are a care partner to a loved one - who bring the professional skills and personal experiences that will help advance PDF's goals of supporting...

2014-06-26 16:23:38

Paper Addresses Challenges and Explores Opportunities to Stimulate Repurposing of FDA-Approved Drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Related Diseases NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new peer-reviewed publication from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) offers strategic insight on how philanthropy, industry and government organizations can advance repurposing of U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-06-18 12:36:07

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Parkinson's Disease: World Drug Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/parkinson_s_disease_world_drug_industry_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsTreating Parkinson's - how you find business trends, R&D, and revenue forecastsSee the future of Parkinson's drugs. For those treatments you can get new sales predictions, also exploring research...

2014-06-10 08:32:25

MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18(th) International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm this week. The key finding is that expert neurologist care not only saves about 4,600 lives, but better access to this care could prevent the deaths of another nearly 7,000 people with Parkinson's disease (PD) each year in the U.S....

2014-06-03 08:31:43

2014 Marks 10th Anniversary Celebration for Danville Concours/Weekend of Automotive Charity Events - Organization Raises More than $2mm to Support Parkinson's Research and Patient Care Since 2004 DANVILLE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When this year's Danville d'Elegance (DDE) Foundation celebrates its upcoming 10th anniversary, September 20-21(st), 2014, with its annual weekend of automotive charity-related events, not only will it be boasting its stature as top fundraiser...

2014-05-27 12:30:25

Nationwide strategic health initiative aims to fill in knowledge gaps and connect patients and caregivers to local resources and one-on-one support NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and AbbVie announced the launch of Partners in Parkinson's, a new strategic health initiative offering comprehensive support to help people with Parkinson's disease (PD) optimize their care at every stage of the disease. "No two cases of Parkinson's disease are...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
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