Over 22,000 Samples Currently Available

PPMI has been actively collecting a wealth of biospecimens from the study participants, a group that has now grown to over 800 enrolled individuals.  The samples are standardized, longitudinal, and available to qualified researchers conducting biomarker verification studies.  Interested researchers may apply to use the samples and may additionally choose to apply for funding from The Michael J. Fox Foundation, if desired.  To date, PPMI has received 47 requests for samples.

The repository has over 22,000 biospecimens collected and currently available, including over 1,700 cerebrospinal fluid samples.  Below are the samples as of November 6, 2014.  For the most up-to-date inventory listing, visit Request Specimens.

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