Announcing APPD Grant Winners 2020

Congratulations to this year's winners

10 September 2020
Announcing APPD Grant Winners 2020

 

Announcing the Aufzien Family Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease (APPD) Grant Winners 2020

 

The Research Fund will provide the following scientists with funding towards supporting
fundamental and translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment
and prevention of Parkinson’s Disease. Thank you to all of those who submitted proposals.
Continue to check the APPD website for new grant announcements.

 

Congratulations to this year’s winners:

 

$25,000 Award

 

Avraham Ashkenazi Identification of a novel secretion mechanism of α-synuclein in Parkinson’s disease Dept of Cell & Developmental Biology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine & Sagol School of Neuroscience

 

Uri Ashery Developing a novel platform for α -synuclein aggregates detection using super-resolution microscopy, School of Neurobiology, Biochemistry andBiophysics, Faculty of Life Sciences & Sagol School of Neuroscience

 

Dan Frenkel Targeting the role of insulin resistance on inflammatory process in Parkinson’s disease, School of Neurobiology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Faculty of Life Sciences & Sagol School of Neuroscience

 

$100,000 Award

 

Ronit Pinkas-Kramarski Exploring the role of APOE4 expression in the pathology of Parkinson’s disease School of Neurobiology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Faculty of Life Sciences & Sagol School of Neuroscience

 

Ben Maoz Establishing a human relevant Brain-On-a-Chip platform for elucidating pathways and cellular dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Sagol School of Neuroscience

 

Ehud Gazit Accumulation of the quinolinic acid neurometabolite and cross-seeding of α- synuclein as a novel mechanism and potential treatment target in Parkinson’s disease, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences & Sagol School of Neuroscience & Faculty of Engineering

 

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