Archive | January, 2013

Share your thanks with PPMI study participants

Take a few minutes to write a letter of thanks to the PPMI participants who are making this study possible.

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Screening for impulse control symptoms in patients with de novo Parkinson disease: A case-control study (Neurology)

Dr. Daniel Weintraub analyzes the QUIP data from the PPMI database to assess frequencies of impulse disorders in PD patients and comparing this to control participants. Through his analysis using multivariable models, a diagnosis of PD was not associated with symptoms of any impulse control or related behavior (p ? 0.10 in all cases).

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Biomarkers for Brain Disorders Presentation on PPMI

Dr. Ken Marek, PPMI Study PI, will attend the Biomarkers for Brain Disorders meeting in Cambridge, UK on February 5, 2013.

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Participant Profile: Taking on Parkinson’s Together

Meet Alison and Bob Wachstein of Weston, Connecticut who are participating in PPMI together.

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