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Amarantus Announces Positive Data on MANF Distribution in Pig Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Amarantus BioScience Holdings (AMBS), a company developing treatments and diagnostics for diseases in the areas of neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology and regenerative medicine, recently announced that it has completed research in which mesencephalic-astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) was administered to the substantial nigra and the putamen of pigs by convection-enhanced…

There Is A Need For A Parkinson’s Disease Organization

According to a recent survey, there is a need for a Parkinson’s disease organization that is committed to and focused on a grassroots voice and the consolidation of resources. In response to this, “Parkinson’s People for Awareness & Unity,” an Indiegogo campaign, was recently created to raise money…

Xadago To Be Launched in Germany for Parkinson’s Disease

Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon S.p.A. and Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. have announced plans to launch Xadago, a drug therapy for mid- to late-stage Parkinson’s disease, in Germany. The release of the treatment is the result of a partnership between the two companies, and Germany will become the first country to commercialize the drug. “The launch of…

Amarantus’ Lead Product For Parkinson’s Disease Receives Notice of Allowance from Patent Office

Amarantus BioScience Holdings, a biotechnology company developing diagnostic and therapeutic products to address neurological disorders and orphan conditions, recently announced it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a United States Patent Application entitled, “Pharmacological Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease.” The patent will address intellectual property protection for eltoprazine, Amarantus’s lead…

The Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson’s Research Awards Prize For Excellence In Dystonia Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson Foundation (BSDPF) have celebrated a new collaborative alliance at an event in which the MJFF awarded the inaugural Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research. The prize was awarded for distinguished groundbreaking advancements and discoveries in the field…

Cellular Bubbles Used To Deliver Parkinson’s Meds Into The Brain

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill utilized exosomes, minuscule bubbles of fat and protein that cells produce naturally, in order to bypass the body’s defenses and deliver strong antioxidants directly into the brain to offer treatment for Parkinson’s disease. The study was published in the Journal of Controlled…

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