Tag Archive | "DTI"

Diffusion Tensor Imaging Reflects Degree of Motor Symptoms

In a recent publication in Movement Disorders, Zhang, et al. used PPMI data and found that diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) detected neural fiber abnormalities in people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and that the degree of deviation from normal neural fiber integrity is associated with the severity of motor symptoms in patients.

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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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AD/PD & AAN Presentations Posted

With the PPMI data set and biospecimen sample inventory rapidly growing, PPMI data is increasingly being presented around the globe. View some highlights of PPMI data presentations from this past season.

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PPMI at AD/PD 2015

PPMI is proud to be well-represented at the 12th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and Related Neurological Disorders (AD/PD 2015), which is being held March 18-22 in Nice, France. Find out when PPMI data will be presented.

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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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MDS 2014 PPMI Presentations are Live

The PPMI presentations and posters from the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society?s 18th annual congress are now available in Presentations.

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PPMI Annual Meeting 2014 Summary

On May 6 and 7, PPMI held its 2014 Annual Investigators Meeting in New York, NY. Participants included site investigators and coordinators, study and sponsor staff, industry partners, and Steering Committee, Patient Advisory Committee, and study core members representing 15 countries and about 60 companies and organizations. View this year's presentations.

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Imaging Inventory: what’s in the PPMI database

The PPMI repository contains the full set of clinical, imaging and biological data collected as part of this ongoing study. The repository is regularly updated as enrollment and longitudinal follow-up of study subjects continues. PPMI collects imaging data in several modalities: DaTSCAN SPECT, AV-133 PET, fMRI, and DTI

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PPMI Diffusion Tensor Imaging data presented at AD/PD 2013 in Florence, Italy

Yu Zhang from the University of California at San Francisco presented data on the visualization and quantification of the striato-pallidonigral fibers in PD using DTI at the 11th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases in Florence, Italy.

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What is in the PPMI database: Imaging data

Over 1,000 images have been collected through the PPMI study. Learn more about the SPECT, AV-133, DTI and MRI images currently available as a result of the study.

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