Archive | October, 2012

Emily Cronin-Furman awarded travel scholarship

October 22, 2012

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Seahorse Bioscience awarded Emily Cronin-Furman, a Ph.D. candidate of Dr. Patricia A. Trimmer a travel scholarship to attend the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting for her research poster Decline in mitochondrial function after autophagic stress in a human Parkinson’s disease cell model. Learn more.

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Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period — Now Open

October 17, 2012

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The Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare Part D, the prescription drug plan, is now open.  The enrollment period for 2012 is open from October 15 through December 7, 2012.  All those with Medicare have the opportunity to enroll in or change their prescription drug plan, also known as Part D.  Coverage will begin in January […]

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Virginia: Millions in Research Funding and Hundreds of Jobs at Risk!

October 2, 2012

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Virginia could lose 497 jobs and $26 million in critical National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research investment if Congress fails to act, according to United for Medical Research.  This would not only be devastating to local economies, but also could jeopardize years of critical research toward better treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s and […]

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With Sequestration, Parkinson’s Research Funding at Risk for Deep Cuts

October 2, 2012

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Virginia Could Lose $26 Million in Federal Biomedical Research Funding and 497 Research-Related Jobs, according to United for Medical Research The Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) is an active voice in the push for strong federal biomedical research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Despite the advocacy community’s best efforts, for the past nine […]

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