Tag Archive | "Imaging"

New Publication on SPECT Imaging and Executive Function

A new study using PPMI data was published in the journal Movement Disorders exploring the relationship between cognitive impairment and dopaminergic deficits in unmedicated Parkinson's patients.

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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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PPMI Posters at Upcoming American Academy of Neurology Meeting

Research using PPMI data and imaging will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2014 Annual Meeting happening April 26 to May 3 in Philadelphia, PA.

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New Feature: PPMI Imaging Inventory

An inventory of the available imaging from PPMI is now viewable on the Access Data & Specimens page on www.ppmi-info.org. The inventory table is updated in real-time, providing researchers with a summary of what images are available before they submit a request for access.

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Opportunity for Funding and Access to Data and Specimens

Using a single application, qualified researchers may request access to clinical data and biospecimens from a collection of studies exploring promising areas in Parkinson?s research, including PPMI. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson?s Research (MJFF) is also offering funding for use and analysis of the available information and materials.  Applicants may request up to […]

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PPMI Hits 100,000 Data Downloads Milestone

PPMI has reached an exciting milestone!  As of this week, there have been more than 100,000 downloads of the data to date.  The PPMI data has been downloaded across the globe by researchers at Universities, Research Institutions, Biotech Companies, and Pharmaceutical companies.  To get access to the PPMI data, request access here.

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MJFF Funding for Data & Biospecimen analysis, including PPMI

Qualified researchers may now request access to clinical data and biospecimens from a collection of studies exploring promising areas in Parkinson?s research, including PPMI. The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) is also offering funding for use and analysis of the available information and materials to progress therapeutic and disease-modifying treatments. In December, MJFF will conduct its final review of this year's submissions for access to biospecimens or data and for grants of up to $250,000 over two years.

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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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PPMI PI Ken Marek interviewed on Medscape

Ken Marek, PPMI PI and Senior Scientist at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders, was interviewed in an online video on Medscape.com. Dr. Marek discussed the goals of PPMI and the current state of biomarker research in PD in general. He also discussed the recent publication on the first results from PPMI, and the overlap among neurodegenerative diseases in terms of pathology.

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