Archive | April, 2011

PPMI Annual Meeting to take place in New York May 5

The PPMI Annual Meeting will take place next week. Slides will be posted to PPMI-info.org after the meeting.

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Ancillary Studies proposal process now available

PPMI is now accepting proposals of ancillary studies for investigators who are interested in suggesting new tests and assessments that should be added to the study.

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PPMI study will now include collection of whole blood, DTI and resting state fMRI

Based on new data and findings, the PPMI Steering Committee is integrating new tests and assessments into the study.

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PPMI to be presented on Science/AAAS’s webinar

On April 27th several members of PPMI cores and MJFF's Chief Program Officer, Todd Sherer, will be presenting on biomarkers in PD as part of a webinar organized by Science/AAAS and Science Translational Medicine.

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USF and DaTSCAN procedure in PPMI highlighted

Dr. Joette Giovinco, Fox13 Medical Reporter in Tampa, discusses the DaTscan procedure and PPMI.

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Qualification of biomarker analyses in ADNI (Acta Neuropathol.)

Several PPMI steering committee members were recently featured in the German publication, Acta neuropathologica. The paper seeks to determine the precision of assays to measure biomarkers associated with Alzheimer?s disease. The results of this paper are pertinent to PPMI since many of the same biomarker analyses will be conducted in PPMI.

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PPMI is featured on Fox & Friends

Powerhouse couple, Marc and Karen Jaffe, discuss PPMI.

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UCSD talks PPMI and biomarkers with the Union-Tribune

Dr. Douglas Galasko, PI at UCSD, spoke with the San Diego Union-Tribune about the importance of biomarkers for diagnosis, treatment, and research of Parkinson's disease.

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