Tag Archive | "Funding"

Funding for Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases

For the second year, PPMI is participating in the Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases (BAND) program. The Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Research UK, The Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Weston Brain Institute announce a collaborative Request for Applications to stimulate analyses across Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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PPMI Biosamples Webinar Posted

PPMI's principal investigator, Ken Marek, MD, and The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Mark Frasier, PhD held the PPMI Progress Update: Available Data and Biosamples webinar, covering an overview of PPMI, some initial findings, and the process for accessing the PPMI clinical data, imaging data, and biospecimens. A recording of the webinar is now available.

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Webinar on Available Parkinson’s and Controls Biosamples

PPMI and The Michael J. Fox Foundation are hosting a webinar which will cover available PPMI samples and data and the process for requesting both. The webinar will take place Monday, December 15, 12 to 1 p.m. ET. Learn more and register today.

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Funding and Biospecimens Access Opportunity

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has supported several pre-clinical and clinical efforts that have generated valuable data, biospecimens, and tissue resources for the research community. Qualified researchers may request access to these resources (including PPMI) with or without funding requests by using a single application through Access Data & Biospecimens. Deadline: August 11. Informational call: July 28.

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Funding and Access to Multiple-Resource Data & Specimens with One Application

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has supported several pre-clinical and clinical efforts that have generated valuable data, biospecimens, and tissue resources for the research community. Qualified researchers may request access to these resources (including PPMI) with or without funding requests by using a single application through Access Data & Biospecimens.

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Opportunity for Funding and Access to Data and Specimens

Using a single application, qualified researchers may request access to clinical data and biospecimens from a collection of studies exploring promising areas in Parkinson?s research, including PPMI. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson?s Research (MJFF) is also offering funding for use and analysis of the available information and materials.  Applicants may request up to […]

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Funding Opportunity for Research in PPMI and ADNI

A new funding opportunity for research into both Parkinson's and Alzheimer's has been launched. The Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Alzheimer?s Association and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation have launched a new grant program to inspire scientists to envision research projects that will use existing data and/or biological samples from PPMI and another large-scale biomarker study, the Alzheimer?s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI).

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Two new industry partners join PPMI

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Meso Scale Discovery have joined PPMI as industry partners. Industry partners are contributing to PPMI through financial and in-kind donations and are playing a lead role in providing feedback on study parameters through the Industry Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB). PPMI now has 15 industry partners.

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MJFF Funding for Data & Biospecimen analysis, including PPMI

Qualified researchers may now request access to clinical data and biospecimens from a collection of studies exploring promising areas in Parkinson?s research, including PPMI. The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is also offering funding for use and analysis of the available information and materials to progress therapeutic and disease-modifying treatments. In December, MJFF will conduct its final review of this year's submissions for access to biospecimens or data and for grants of up to $250,000 over two years.

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MJFF hosts September funding conference call as deadline approaches

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) will be conducting another review of requests for funding to analyze the data and biospecimens available in PPMI and other studies. Qualified researchers may request up to two years and $250,000 in total costs. Applications for clinical data access only will be expedited. While requests for MJFF resources may be submitted at any time, future reviews for funding and/or access to biospecimens will take place in October and December. MJFF will hold a conference call on September 17th at 12 noon to clarify and explain the goals of this initiative and to answer applicant questions.

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