UCSD enrolling in new arm of Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine will be one of 23 official clinical sites of the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative‘s (PPMI) new arm to study at-risk populations for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The $55 million landmark observational clinical study launched in 2010 to define one or more biomarkers of PD and now seeks to better understand potential risk factors of the disease. The university has been a part of PPMI for three years and currently is enrolling for the new, pre-motor arm of the study.

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