Uncovering the roots of Parkinson's disease, together

A global basic research initiative

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) is fostering collaboration and resources to better understand the underlying causes of Parkinson’s disease. With scale, transparency, and open access data sharing, we believe we can accelerate the pace of discovery, and inform the path to a cure.

Current Opportunity: ASAP Request for Application

We invite applicants to join our multidisciplinary, multi-institutional ASAP Collaborative Research Network. Applications that focus primarily on Circuitry and Brain-body Interactions, inclusive of genetic and neuro-immune contributors to disease, will be considered.

Deadline: December 11, 2020

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GP2 Launches Training Platform

GP2’s new online learning platform makes development opportunities accessible and enables learners from around the world to explore courses on topics related to Parkinson’s disease genetics and a range of related areas. It is easy to register and available to everyone interested.

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ASAP Announces 2020 Grantees

Meet the new members of ASAP’s Collaborative Research Network. Multidisciplinary investigators in 21 teams from 60 institutions across 11 countries, seek to accelerate targeted basic research and move us toward more meaningful advancements for Parkinson’s Disease. Get to know these talented scientists, their projects and how their outcomes will contribute to the field of PD.

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ASAP announces new resource

Global Parkinson's Genetics Program (GP2) will support the ongoing search for new genetic determinants of Parkinson's disease in diverse populations.

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Coordinating a new approach to basic research into Parkinson’s disease

Point of view from ASAP scientific director, Randy Schekman, PhD and managing director, Ekemini A. U. Riley, PhD.

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ASAP and cOAlition S

ASAP is committed to making full and immediate open access a reality. The future is science without publication paywalls.

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