Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to promote the research of Parkinson's disease and accelerate clinical trials and increasing the practical relevance for patients.
In its research strategy they are constantly looking for new ideas, relevant biological objectives and promising therapies that may benefit people with Parkinson's disease. In addition, his team of experts looking for relevant areas where the proactive effort of the Foundation can accelerate the development of new and improved treatments.
Priorities for research include:
Research exploring specific therapeutic approaches that could contribute to the development of better treatments for Parkinson's disease.
Research for the development of tools and resources that will help to accelerate the development of treatments for Parkinson's disease.
Various funding opportunities that are available are as follows.
The University of Alicante is currently involved in a project funded by this Foundation.
The project called "Retinal Pathology in Parkinson's Disease: Implications for Vision and Biomarkers, (RETINAL)", is carried out by researchers at the University of Alicante and in the United States The Banner Sun Health Research Institute. This project has launched a comprehensive study of Parkinson's disease based on human retinas whose ultimate goal is to improve the diagnosis and understanding of this neurodegenerative disease.
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