Clinical Discovery Program
Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces Guidelines for Clinical Discovery Program
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
has announced the launch of its Clinical Discovery Program.
This annual program seeks
proposals that stimulate well-designed clinical research projects
focused on potentially high-impact approaches to Parkinson's
The Clinical Discovery Program will provide up to $3 million in
total funding for clinical research projects involving active
Additionally, the foundation is
concurrently launching a Biomarkers focused program. Projects
applying to Clinical Discovery to develop and validate
Parkinson's disease biomarkers will, at the discretion of MJFF
staff, be reviewed as part of the Biomarkers initiative.
Applicants may request a
project period of up to three years, with
an annual budget of up to $200,000 for all direct costs of the
work proposed, in addition to indirect costs of up to 25 percent
of direct costs.
Applications may be submitted by U.S. and non-U.S. entities;
public and private nonprofit entities such as universities,
colleges, hospitals, laboratories, units of state and local
governments, and eligible agencies of the federal government; and
Post-doctoral students or fellows are not
eligible to apply as principal investigators for this program.
Deadline: May 10, (Pre-proposals)
Clinical Discovery Program - http://www.michaeljfox.org/