Archive | September, 2010

Thursday 9/30 8pm EST: “Sanjay Gupta MD Reports: A Conversation with Michael J. Fox” airs on CNN

Watch CNN tonight (Thursday, September 30th) at 8pm EST in a special on MJFF and the future of PD research with Sanjay Gupta in an exclusive interview with Michael J. Fox. It is anticipated that the PPMI study will also be mentioned in the segment. This post includes a teaser for the segment and a blog posting on his interview with Mr. Fox from Dr. Gupta.

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The News-Gazette (Illinois) profiles the launch of PPMI at Northwestern

The News-Gazette announces the launch of the PPMI study at Northwestern.

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The Sacramento Bee announces the launch of PPMI

PPMI study is announced in the Sacramento, CA community.

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USA Today announces Baylor College of Medicine as an official PPMI site

The PPMI study is profiled and the PPMI PI at Baylor, Dr. Joseph Jankovic, is quoted, talking about Baylor's longstanding position at the forefront of Parkinson's disease research.

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News highlights PPMI

GEN announces the PPMI study to the biotechnology community.

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PPMI featured on ABC News in Boston

Dr. Samuel Frank, PPMI Site PI at Boston University, and a PD patient from his clinic are interviewed on ABC news in Boston, MA.

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation announces the official launch of PPMI

Today, MJFF put out an official press release announcing the launch of PPMI, , the first-ever large-scale clinical study exclusively focused on identifying and validating Parkinson?s disease biomarkers.

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PPMI featured in the Daily News-Sun (Phoenix, AZ)

The Daily News-Sun highlights a presentation made by Dr. Ken Marek and Dr. Holly Shill, PPMI Principal Investigator at Sun Health Research Institute, about PPMI this past week in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Core imaging labs in multi-center trials face increasingly complex landscape (Semin Nucl Med)

Seminars in Nuclear Medicine publishes a paper authored by staff affiliated with the PPMI Imaging Core addressing the critical relationship an imaging core plays in navigating today's increasingly complex clinical trial landscape.

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PPMI at the Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Conference in New York, NY

Ken Marek, MD will present on PPMI at the PD Therapeutics Conference in the Research Tools and Resources session. Dr. Marek's presentation will take place as part of this all day meeting on Wednesday, October 6 in New York City.

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