The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation is one of the leading Foundations to fund cutting-edge research for dystonia and Parkinson’s disease by leveraging new ideas and advances in the fields. In addition, it is one of the only Foundations that focus it’s efforts researching the overlap between dystonia and Parkinson’s disease. Following a similar concept to that of a "venture capital", seed money is funded through annual grant awards; this helps to leverage new ideas and advances in the fields. This Foundation has contributed to many breakthroughs for these disorders from genetics to drug discovery. To date, the Foundation has funded over 230 research grants around the world.
Visit our Breakthroughs and Accomplishments webpage to learn all about our impact in finding a cure and better treatments.