Fox Foundation Awards $670K to Develop Smell Test for Early Diagnosis

Fox Foundation Awards $670K to Develop Smell Test for Early Diagnosis

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Fox Foundation Awards $670K to Develop Smell Test for Early Diagnosis

A $670,000 grant by the Michael J. Fox Foundation will go toward advancing a technology platform that might lead to a smell test to detect Parkinson’s disease (PD) in its early stages, allowing an earlier start to treatment and, possibly, leading to better therapies. The grant, given to Yesse Technologies, will allow the company to build on previous work that recently validated the existence of a distinctive odor to Parkinson’s patients. That smell, caused by an…

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