Fox Investigation for New Discovery of Biomarkers (BioFind)

Fox Investigation for New Discovery of Biomarkers

Recruitment Information:

Accepts Control Volunteers: Yes Study Type: Observational
Eligible Ages: 55 - 93 Status: Completed
Time Since Diagnosis: 5 - 18 years Study Focus: Biomarkers, Postural Instability (falling)

Study Purpose:

The primary objective of this study is the discovery and validation of biomarkers of PD, PD progression and clinical sub-types.

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This is a multicenter observational study to discover and validate biomarker in subjects with PD. Healthy control subjects will also be recruited for this study. Both PD subjects and healthy control subjects will have 2 visits in the study and be enrolled for approximately 2 weeks. Both PD subjects and healthy control subjects will have a review of medical history, family history, neurological exam, cognitive and sleep, PD rating scales, questionnaires, blood sample collection for DNA and a lumbar puncture.

Phase: Observational Lead Sponsor: Michael J Fox Foundation
Trial ID: 002951 Sponsor Type: Nonprofit
Country: United States Collaborators: NINDS
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Study Website: www.michaeljfox.org/page.html?biofind-clinical-study

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