A $1-million gift will establish an international collaboration between Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Tanz Centre) at the University of Toronto to accelerate the development of new therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases.
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Pharmaceutical companies will collaborate with researchers at the University of California, San Diego to provide previously unreleased proprietary data for drug discovery through a new $3.7 million effort funded by the National Institutes for Health. The project, which is led by UC San Diego principal investigators Rommie Amaro, Victoria Feher and Dr. Michael K. Gilson, includes a major subcontract to Rutgers University, directed by Dr. Stephen K. Burley of the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank.
This 2 minute video frames the issue surrounding drug maker Actavis' attempt to force Alzheimer's patients to buy a much more expensive version of the drug Namenda. This video is worth watching and sharing with everyone you know in the Alzheimer's community.