MJFF Funds 36 Studies Totaling $6.3M

MJFF Funds 36 Studies Totaling $6.3M

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MJFF Funds 36 Studies Totaling $6.3M

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is funding a variety of Parkinson’s disease studies, ranging from projects focused on environmental risk factors and exercise to therapeutic gene targets and new tests. A total of 36 grants were awarded, amounting to $6.3 million. Several of the MJFF-funded projects are investigating genes that might serve as therapeutic targets, including one examining a gene — CORO1C — that has not been linked to Parkinson’s previously. “We fund the most promising,…

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