Research Grants

The research you are funding…in layman’s terms

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Since establishment in 2011 Shake It Up has committed over $1M to Parkinson’s research in Australia. Through our partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) we know that this research is world’s best and strategically important…

More Alpha-Synuclein in Spinal Fluid Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline

Alpha-synuclein as a Major Regulator of Iron Homeostasis

Friday, 12 October 2012

Objective/Rationale: Alpha-synuclein is a key protein involved in Parkinson’s disease. Attempts have been made with drugs to lower the amount of this protein in the brain as a potential treatment for Parkinson’s disease. However, neither the normal function of this…