AC Immune Awarded New Grants from MJFF and Target ALS Supporting Programs Targeting TDP-43
The Michael J. Fox Foundationgrant supports the development of AC Immune’s first-in-class TDP-43 PET tracer program Target ALS Foundationgrant supports collaboration between AC Immuneand world-class institutions to accelerate the development of novel biofluid assays for detecting TDP-43-related neuropathology
Dr. Manish Raisinghani, CEO of Target ALS, said: “We are delighted to support the collaborative consortium in which
The MJFF and Target ALS grants collectively provide more than
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