Patrik Hollos Won Nordic Life Science Award 2019

    Patrik Hollos won the Nordic Life Sciences award in academic class for the PARKS project at the NLSDays in Malmo September 9th. Patrik is business champion for the Parkinson’s Biomarker test (PARKS) team. Congratulations to the entire team! Patrik Hollos, Dani Flinkman, Ye Hong, Prasanna Deshpande, Veronica Fagerholm, Peter James and Eleanor Coffey and collaborator Valtteri Kaasinen for this international recognition.

    Winner Academic Class

    This year’s prize in the academic class goes to Patrik Hollos of Åbo Akademi University / Spark Finland for his development of breakthrough technology for the early detection of Parkinson’s Disease. The research behind Hollos & team addresses a great medical need and has proven exciting, acknowledged even by the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Not only is there high commercial value, but the technology is likely to lower barriers to further investment in drug discovery for Parkinson’s, as well as bring long-lasting value to afflicted individuals and their families. Read the whole article.