Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Research News"
February 24, 2014
Scientists are on the hunt for a Parkinson's biomarker, and one place they are looking is in a small gland under the jaw called the submandibular gland.
February 20, 2014
MJFF published a paper in this month's issue of the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Investigation outlining strategies for researchers to improve study recruitment.
February 18, 2014
Parkinson's patients who experience orthostatic hypotension — a sudden drop in blood pressure when standing up — scored a victory with the FDA approval of the drug Northera.
February 11, 2014
Coralie de Hemptinne, PhD, answers our questions on her research to record brain activity with deep brain stimulation, which could lead to a more personalized approach with fewer complications.
February 05, 2014
Charles Adler, MD, PhD, talks to Dave Iverson about autonomic dysfunction symptoms and their place in research in our latest podcast.
February 05, 2014
The Michael J. Fox Foundation recently funded four projects looking for a cognition biomarker to predict who will develop cognitive impairment.
January 29, 2014
Research projects from three biopharmaceutical companies in the United States comprise the 2013 second half of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) Partnering Program.
ProSavin Trial Results: Once Again, a Gene Therapy Approach to Parkinson's Yields Encouraging Safety Data but Modest Efficacy
January 28, 2014
Raymond T. Bartus, PhD, talks to FoxFeed about the results of a safety study testing a gene therapy approach to treat the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
January 13, 2014
Alpha-synuclein — the protein that clumps in the cells of Parkinson's patients — is a target for disease-modifying therapies. Read about four promising research projects targeting alpha-synuclein....
January 10, 2014
Roy Freeman, MD, tells us about his research looking for a Parkinson's biomarker in the skin. His team found higher levels of alpha-synuclein in skin cells of PD patients compared to healthy controls.