Mission Statement: The mission of the Parkinson Study Group is to advance knowledge about the cause(s), pathogenesis and clinical impact of Parkinson disease and related disorders and to develop and implement scientific strategies to examine promising therapeutic interventions.
The Mentored Clinical Research Award is funded by grants from the Parkinson’s Foundation and Sunovion to the Parkinson Study Group (PSG). The purpose of this grant is to support patient-oriented clinical research in Parkinson’s disease (PD) or other parkinsonian disorders in order to address the unmet needs of people living with these conditions.
Level of Support: $100,000 for 1 year – This funding can be used however necessary to support the completion of the project. A detailed budget is required with the application.
Applications will be reviewed by the PSG Mentorship Committee according to the criteria and timelines described. Successful applicants will be required to submit a short written summary of progress at six months and at one year after funding. The awardee will be required to attend a future (TBD) annual PSG meeting in order to present the results of their research, with meeting expense to be supported by the PSG separate from the grant award.