TAU Faculty of Medicine Grants for Parkinson’s Disease awarded
Congratulations to the winners
20 February 2020
Tel Aviv University Kirschman Dvora Eleonora Fund for Parkinson's Disease (KDE-PD Fund) awarded grants to:
Dr. Jason Friedman, from the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, and Dr. Simon Israeli-Korn, Movement Disorders Institute, Department of Neurology at the Sheba Medical Center. Their grant is entitled: What is the optimal speed for upper limb rhythmical movements and walking in ageing and PD?
Prof. Noam Shomron, from the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, and Dr Lior Greenbaum, from the Danek Gertner Institute of Human Genetics at the Sheba Medical Center. Their grant is entitled: Molecular characterization of Parkinson’s disease stages
The KDE-PD Fund supports a venture of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, to promote excellence in research between basic scientists (Preclinical Faculty at the Sackler School of Medicine) and MDs or PhDs (Clinical Faculty at the Sackler School of Medicine) in the field of Parkinson's disease. Two see money research grants of 50,000 NIS will supporting fundamental and translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and treatment of Parkinson's disease. The KDE-PD Fund is administered by Prof. Sharon Hassin, Prof. Karen Avraham and Prof. Ehud Grossman of the Faculty of Medicine.