Grants offered to identify mitochondrial biomarkers

News

Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 24 August 2017

Parkinson's LifePrep: Parkinson's LifeCook: Parkinson's LifeServes:

working in the fume hood

The Michael J Fox Foundation is offering one- to two-year grants for any Parkinson’s research that will develop or improve tools to identify mitochondrial biomarkers for the disease.

The goal of the initiative is to assist in the discovery of mitochondrial biomarkers to assess Parkinson’s diagnosis, patient stratification and disease progression. Any knowledge gained from the study will be applied to human biospecimens – biological material obtained for the purpose of research.

The deadline for submission of pre-proposals is 27 September 2017. Funding will be allocated in May 2018.

Go Back

Share this story

Comments


Related articles


Budapest-Balloons

Global update

#UniteForParkinsons: the story so far

Highlights from #UniteForParkinsons 2017

READ MORE
Vegetarian moussaka

Recipes & Nutrition

Greek-inspired courgette and aubergine vegetarian moussaka

This vegetarian moussaka uses tofu or seitan as meat replacements

READ MORE
Tony Seidl finishes

Perspectives

Tony’s two-wheel tour: “One of the best experiences of my life”

Tony reflects on his experience, which might just be the best of his life

READ MORE