Archive | August, 2010

PPMI featured as front page story in the Birmingham News

The Birmingham News profiles PPMI and invites local PD patients and control candidates to get involved with the study

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Clinical Site PI Featured on Fox News in Birmingham, AL

See Dr. David Standaert, the Principal Investigator for PPMI at UAB, talk about the study in an interview on the morning news

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Letter to the Editor: Biomarkers cruical to drug development, in addition to early diagnosis (The New York Times)

MJFF CEO, Katie Hood, writes a letter to the Editor of the New York Times commenting on the recent progress in biomarker research in Alzheimer's Disease and the ramifications it has for drug development in addition to early diagnosis of disease

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PPMI model based on Alzheimer’s study that is beginning to bear fruit (The New York Times)

The Michael J. Fox Foundation's commitment to PPMI is featured in a story about the innovative scientific model used in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). As the pioneering study that serves as the model for PPMI, ADNI samples are being used by scientists who are beginning to publish on key finding that are accelerating the AD field.

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