Tag Archive | "Ancillary Studies"

Update to PPMI Protocol

PPMI?s updated study protocol (version 11.0) allows for subjects enrolled in the Parkinson?s Disease (PD) and Healthy Control cohorts to continue participation in PPMI beyond month 60.  Subjects in these two cohorts consenting to amendment 10 will be followed through month 96 (V15). Subjects in the PD cohort will continue with annual in person visits […]

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PPMI Annual Meeting 2015 Summary

Nearly 150 PPMI investigators, coordinators, study cores, patient advisory and steering committee members, sponsors, and industry partners from around the world met in New York City May 13-14, 2015 to share PPMI updates and to discuss the future of the initiative. View the meeting's presentations.

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Webinar on Available Parkinson’s and Controls Biosamples

PPMI and The Michael J. Fox Foundation are hosting a webinar which will cover available PPMI samples and data and the process for requesting both. The webinar will take place Monday, December 15, 12 to 1 p.m. ET. Learn more and register today.

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PPMI Protocol Updated

PPMI was designed to be adaptable to changing needs, targets, and opportunities in research. In reflection of this, PPMI recently updated its study protocol to include new and revised procedures and assessments. View a summary of the latest changes.

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Summary of the PPMI Genetic Cohort Kick-Off Meeting

The PPMI Genetic Cohort Kick-Off Meeting took place on September 16th & 17th in New York, NY. Site Investigators, study staff, Study Core members, and members of the Steering Committee attended the two-day meeting to discuss the launch of the new Genetic Cohort in PPMI. The meeting covered the rationale for the new cohort, lessons learned from previous studies, and operational procedures.

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Summary of the PPMI 2013 Annual Meeting in New York, NY

The 2013 PPMI Annual Meeting took place on May 7th & 8th in New York, NY. Site investigators, study staff, industry partner representatives, patient advisory committee members, Study Core members, and members of the Steering Committee gathered for a holistic overview of what has already been accomplished and what the future holds for PPMI.

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PPMI Ancillary Studies in Full Swing

An update on the integration of SWEDD's, TAP-PD, fMRI, tracking MCI and dementia, and inclusion of exercise assessment as ancillary studies in PPMI

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PPMI study to add a new prodromal cohort

The PPMI Steering Committee has recently decided to expand PPMI to include a prodromal PD cohort.  Defining a pre-diagnostic or prodromal phase for PD presents both an immediate challenge ? how to reliably identify individuals during this prodromal period at high risk to phenoconvert to PD ? and an eventual opportunity:  can we ultimately treat […]

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Enhanced ancillary studies study on the website

The ancillary studies section has been updated to include a page that describes all ongoing PPMI sub-studies.

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PPMI 2012 Annual Meeting Summary

The PPMI Annual Meeting recently took place in New York City. Access to the presentations that were made at the meeting are now available.

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