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Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)

Study Name Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
Principal Investigator(s) Douglas Galasko, M.D.
Required Diagnosis Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease in last 2 yrs and NOT taking PD medication, first degree family member of someone with PD, People with genetic risk factors for PD, People without PD and no risk factors to serve as a control group
Age 30+
Length multi-year
Lumbar Puncture ​Yes
DAT Scan Yes
Compensation Yes, The study will cover the cost of study-related travel, and you will be paid a set amount at each visit to compensate you for time and completion of study-related procedures.

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News Story 

Study Flyer (PDF)

PPMI Website