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UF Joins Global Study Into Parkinson’s Onset and Progression

The University of Florida has been selected to join The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s landmark clinical study, the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), a global project seeking to discover new insights into the onset and progression of Parkinson’s disease by studying people with and without the disease.

Is It Time for a New Image of Parkinson’s Disease?

In an article published in the journal JAMA Neurology, Dr. Melissa J Armstrong and Dr. Michael S Okun argue that it is ‘Time for a new image of Parkinson’s disease’ that more accurately reflects the varied experiences of the people with the condition.

AbFero Pharmaceuticals Announces Funding From Cure Parkinson’s for Lead Compound SP-420

AbFero Ltd., a subsidiary of UF startup AbFero Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held clinical stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to treating diseases of iron overload, announced the award of a grant from Cure Parkinson's for the development of their lead, brain-penetrant iron chelating agent, SP-420, as a disease modifying therapy for Parkinson's disease (PD).

AbFero to Receive € 2M Eurostars Funding for Parkinson’s Disease Therapy

AbFero Ltd., a subsidiary of UF startup AbFero Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held clinical-stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to treating diseases of iron overload, announced the funding of approximately € 2M from EUREKA Eurostars for the development of iron-chelating compounds including their lead agent, SP-420, as a disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson's disease.
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