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  • Israeli firms get Michael J. Fox Foundation grants

    By Laura Goldman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Two Israeli companies working on treatments for Parkinson's disease have been awarded grants by the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

    Cell Cure Neurosciences and Proneuron Biotechnologies were awarded $660,000 and $430,000, respectively, under a new program started by the foundation to...
  • Q & A With Jerry Zucker

    By Idan Ivri

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Last November, California voters easily passed Proposition 71, which provides $3 billion in state grants for embryonic stem cell research. Jews supported Proposition 71 in much higher numbers than most voters.

    Two of the initiative's primary backers, Robert Klein and film producer...