Monthly Archives: June 2010

Mixed News on SME participation in FP7 report –

SME Participation in FP7 – Fifth Progress Report The aim of this report is to monitor the participation of SMEs in the Cooperation Programme within the Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7). The report also covers the SME participation in the … Continue reading

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GDNF Development Boosted by MJFF Grant

MedGenesis and Biovail Announce Grant From the Michael J. Fox Foundation for the Development of GDNF – MarketWatch The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research has awarded a $2.1 million USD grant to MedGenesis Therapeutix Inc. and Biovail … Continue reading

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New Dawn in Development of Neurological Treatments

Recently the Wall Street Journal reported on drug companies sharing research data in an effort to solve problems with developing treatments for neurological diseases. Here’s the Economist interpretation of both the problems and efforts at solving them. It seems to … Continue reading

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New Dawn in Development of Neurological Treatments

Recently the Wall Street Journal reported on drug companies sharing research data in an effort to solve problems with developing treatments for neurological diseases. Here’s the Economist interpretation of both the problems and efforts at solving them. It seems to … Continue reading

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What Is Parkinsons Disease

Here’s a description of Parkinsons Disease from CME Medscape together with the treatments available. Parkinson’s Disease: Early Intervention: Introduction Introduction Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the United States, and it affects more than a … Continue reading

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Parkinsons Disease Identified in Younger Patients

This article highlights problems Parkinsons Disease patients and carers face.  It’s particularly interesting because of the reference to the disease being identified in younger patients – some in their 30’s. The Hindu : Magazine / Health : ‘There are no … Continue reading

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What is REA – Research Executive Agency

Anybody familiar with FP7 will have noticed the sudden appearance of REA – the Research and Executive Agency, established by the European Commission to manage the FP7 programme.  We’re participating in a consortium in the process of finalising a grant … Continue reading

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