R&D Trends

Project to Develop Guidelines for Health Research in Africa Launched

Monday, March 24, 2008

The “Clinical Trials Roundtable” attracted more than 70 participants during the “Science with Africa” conference organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union, which is an international organization that promotes cooperation among the independent nations of Africa. The conference was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and attended by more than 600 representatives, including representatives from health and science ministries, universities, non-governmental organizations and international organizations from Africa, Europe and North America.

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MJFF Appoints Senior Medical Advisor

Thursday, November 29, 2007

The Michel J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) has appointed Irene Hegeman Richard, M.D., to the newly created position of Senior Medical Advisor, a sign that MJFF’s investment in clinical research will continue to increase.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation Gets It and Gets It Done

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research gets it. They have figured out just how many bottlenecks there are for getting good research out of academia and to the patient. And Michael J. Fox is willing to put its money where it is needed to move along the drug development process.

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