Author Archives: Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

MJFF Awards 2 Bachmann-Strauss Fellowships in Dystonia Research

A new training program, the Bachmann-Strauss Fellowship in Dystonia Research aims to grow the number of researchers focused on the movement disorder known as dystonia. Launched by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), the fellowship will support specialized training for those dedicated to investigating the causes…

Phase 2 Trial of Oral Oligomannate Will Target Gut-Brain Axis

Green Valley Pharmaceuticals will launch a multi-center Phase 2 clinical trial to investigate its seaweed-based oral compound oligomannate in people with early-stage Parkinson’s disease, according to a press release. This follows the acceptance of Green Valley‘s investigational new drug (IND) application by the U.S Food and Drug…

Sanofi, ABL Bio Join to Develop ABL301 as Potential Treatment

ABL Bio and Sanofi are working under a global licensing agreement to jointly develop ABL301 — an investigational bispecific antibody targeting both alpha-synuclein and insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (IGF1R) — in possibly treating Parkinson’s disease. Under the agreement, ABL Bio will lead further preclinical testing and a…

MJFF Grant Supports Work Into Potential of Sigma-2 Receptors

Cognition Therapeutics has received a grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research to support preclinical work into two potential sigma-2 receptor modulators for Parkinson’s disease. The Therapeutic Pipeline Program Grant award, whose amount and duration were not specified, will help to fund studies of these…

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