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Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding 
Index of Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Corporate Funding
"The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) was created to provide information, services and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor (ET). The organization encourages and promotes research in an effort to determine the causes, treatment and ultimately the cure for ET." (; accessed 11/2/06)

Corporate Sponsors Include:

  • Exxon Mobil
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Maytag Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • Pfizer
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Nestle
  • Verizon

(; accessed 11/2/06)

The International Essential Tremor Foundation was cited in an article in the New Scientist as receiving 16 percent of its total funding of $483,100 from donations from pharmaceutical/ device companies. (Marshall, Jessica and Aldous, Peter. "Patient groups special: Swallowing the best advice?" New Scientist, 10/27/06, p.1)

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