Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/grant-detail.php?id=28&j=677739&e=brocksom@uwo.ca&l=218_HTML&u=24723386&mid=6241705
Sponsor/Award: MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION - THERAPEUTIC PIPELINE PROGRAM - 2018 FULL PROPOSAL

Grant Amount: SEE GUIDELINES
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 16, 2018
Sponsor's: Jan 23, 2018

Subject Areas: Parkinson's Disease
Description:

Therapeutic Pipeline Program supports Parkinson's disease therapeutic development along the pre-clinical and clinical path (both drug and non-pharmacological therapeutics, including gene therapy, biological, surgical and non-invasive approaches). The Michael J. Fox Foundation seeks applications with potential for fundamentally altering disease course and/or significantly improving treatment of symptoms above and beyond current standards of care. Proposals must have a well-defined plan for moving toward clinical utility for patients. The Therapeutic Pipeline Program is open to industry and academic investigators proposing novel approaches or repositioning approved or clinically safe therapies from non-PD indications.

There are two funding streams for this competition: Disease-modifying strategies: Proposals may aim to achieve the following, though there are no restrictions on application goals. Protect or restore degenerating and/or dysfunctional neurons affected in PD. Proposals may address: Protein folding; Mitochodrial function; Inflammation; Alpha-Synuclein; LRRK2; GBA Symptomatic strategies: Proposals may aim to achieve the following, though there are no restrictions on application goals: Alleviate disabling motor symptoms of PD; Alleviate non-motor symptoms of PD; Alleviate complications of PD treatment

Application Details:

The application is a two step process: pre-proposal and invited full proposal. See the sponsor's website for full details and to find the application template.

Applications will only be accepted through the online submission system. Please complete the pre-proposal template and upload a PDF copy with your online submission.

25% INDIRECT COSTS ARE TO BE INCLUDED IN YOUR BUDGET

NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Bieber,Trevor
Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

Church Street Station
P.O. Box 780
New York, New York, United States
18007087644