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Episode 1: Industry Contributions and Collaborations in Parkinson's Research with Karoly Nikolich

In this episode, serial entrepreneur Dr. Karoly Nikolich shares his perspectives on the industry side of the state of neuroscience, as well as areas of opportunity and the role of industry in advancing the field. He also discusses recent major breakthroughs, the importance of industry partnerships, including collaborations with The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), and how he is working to advance Parkinson's disease research through his work at Alkahest and other endeavors. Karoly is a scientific advisor at Bayshore Global Management and at Pivotal Bioventures. In addition, he is Chairman and Executive Advisor at Alkahest Inc., and also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University. Karoly has extensive expertise in the biotech and neuro-therapeutics industries, and he also manages his foundation, the Scholar Nikolich Foundation. 

This podcast is geared toward researchers and clinicians. If you live with Parkinson’s or have a friend or family member with PD, listen to The Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson’s Podcast. Hear from scientists, doctors and people with Parkinson's on different aspects of life with the disease as well as research toward treatment breakthroughs at

Rather listen on-the-go?  Subscribe to The Parkinson’s Research Podcast: New Discoveries in Neuroscience on iTunes or through any podcast app on your smartphone or tablet. 

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