Research Grants

National Parkinson’s Study Using Wearable Technology

Friday, 19 April 2019

Your opportunity to get involved in a clinical study using wearable technology.   Study sites are available in Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Hobart, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Tamworth* When you see your doctor, they usually ask how you have been. Sometimes it may be…

Andrew Hill

Research Project Funded at La Trobe University

Monday, 15 April 2019

Shake It Up Australia together with our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation have committed funding to Professor Andrew Hill at La Trobe University to test the power of extracellular vesicles (EVs), or cell particles, to detect the disease via…

Professor Kim Delbaere and Dr Matthew Brodie

Parkinson’s Grant Funded at NEURA to address Falls

Saturday, 19 January 2019

The Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Shake It Up Australia Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF & SIUAF) have funded a grant at NEURA to test eHealth and smart garment technologies to prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. NeuRA’s…

Professor Glenda Halliday and Dr Nicolas Dzamko

New Parkinson’s Research Grants Funded in Australia

Monday, 3 December 2018

Shake It Up are excited to announce funding for two new grants at The University Of Sydney. Through the support of the community we have to date co-funded over $10.8 Million into Australian Parkinson’s research at 12 different institutes.  Your…

Linked Clinical Trial Program – Australia

Thursday, 1 February 2018

In 2016 the Cure Parkinson’s Trust (UK) spearheaded a unique initiative called the Linked Clinical Trials program (LCT) in collaboration with the Michael J Fox Foundation, the Van Andel Research Institute (Michigan), the Shake it Up Foundation and the Garvan…

Nic Dzamko, PhD - Parkinson's research

New Project Funded: Inflammation in Parkinson’s Disease

Friday, 1 September 2017

Study Rationale: The contribution of inflammation to Parkinson’s disease (PD) is increasingly being recognized. However, the stage of the disease in which inflammation is prevalent and/or important remains unclear. Our recent work suggests that inflammation may be increased early in…

Connecting supporters directly with researchers

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Last Friday Shake It Up CEO, Ben Young hosted a research information session in Brisbane where supporters had the opportunity to hear directly from researchers at The University of Queensland. Associate Professor Trent Woodruff and Dr Richard Gordon shared their…

Yet another project funded!

Monday, 4 April 2016

Today Shake It Up shares yet another recently funded project. This is the third project we have shared in three weeks and it is part of the $1.6M worth of research that the Shake It Up / Michael J. Fox…

New research project funded at NeuRA

Friday, 3 October 2014

Shake It Up Australia Foundation is delighted to be funding more world leading research at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA). The twelve month research grant funded in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will enable Professor Glenda…