Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $3.5 Million to Advance LRRK2 Therapeutic Development Efforts

Posted on February 22nd, 2010 by Beth Backus

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NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced $3.5 million in total funding to nine research studies aiming to advance understanding of the LRRK2 gene, a promising therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease. Using a multipronged approach that includes collaboration between the research teams, the funded projects will help accelerate LRRK2 therapeutic development efforts.

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