MedGenesis, Pfizer ink agreement for Parkinson’s disease

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

MedGenesis Therapeutix, a Canada-based, privately held biotechnology company focused on the development and precision delivery of definitive treatments for neurologic diseases, has entered into an agreement with Pfizer, granting Pfizer an exclusive, worldwide option to license its glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) protein and convection enhanced delivery (CED) technology to be used in research for potential treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation announces research partners

Friday, July 12, 2013

Research projects from five biopharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Canada and Israel comprise the 2013 first half of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) Partnering Program. Participants’ research projects are presented directly to industry groups that may wish to invest in further development. By connecting industry leaders with those studies ripe for investment, the Foundation aims to drive forward promising research in Parkinson’s disease (PD) through the pipeline of drug development and eventually into patients’ hands.

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