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Meet with… The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Friday, May 15, 2009


Agenda
Emerging companies find it increasingly difficult to reach the right person when seeking funding and/or partners. Through the “Meet with…” Series, we provide emerging companies with greater access to partnering and/or financing opportunities.

In this session, Sohini Chowdhury of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research will explain what they are looking for in a company.

After the presentation, each pre-approved attendee will be granted a private meeting with Sohini Chowdhury, Associate Director, Research Programs, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

Registrations are subject to approval of application.

Speaker Bio
Sohini Chowdhury, Associate Director, Research Programs, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Sohini Chowdhury joined the Foundation after spending five years at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. As the Senior Community Manager of the Forum's Technology Pioneers program, she was responsible for annually selecting and integrating innovative biotech, energy and IT technology companies into Forum activities. Ms. Chowdhury also worked directly for the Forum's CEO, acting as his liaison with key Forum stakeholders and overseeing several in-house projects. Ms. Chowdhury graduated with an MA from Georgetown University, and holds a BA in International Studies from Vassar College.
About The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today. The Michael J. Fox Foundation will do whatever it takes to speed promising Parkinson's research toward clinical testing and patients. While our strong emphasis is on translational and clinical research, we also fund high-risk/high-reward discovery work to help keep novel approaches flowing into the drug development pipeline. New funding initiatives are announced throughout the year.
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