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Opportunity profile: Parkinson’s funder steps up

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A clear path to patient benefit is crucial for success at Cure Parkinson’s

Top tips

  • Basic research bids are welcome but such applicants should detail how their research will achieve clinical impact in the time stated.
  • Patient involvement in the project is a must.
  • The charity will not fund research on symptom alleviation or exploratory work.
  • Applicants are encouraged to get in touch before bidding.

Cure Parkinson’s was set up in 2005 by four Parkinson’s patients frustrated at the lack of progress on research for curative treatments. The initial focus on support for research with the potential to slow, stop or reverse the progression of Parkinson’s continues to this day.

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