Research

Clinical Trials

The APDA Information & Referral Center is pleased to maintain this listing of ongoing clinical trials for convenient access to basic information on research studies at various movement disorder centers in Massachusetts. Although the APDA has not individually reviewed or specifically endorsed each study posted here, each has been reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board at its respective medical center.

For further information on any study posted here, please utilize the specific contact information provided with the description of the actual study in which you are interested. As always, consult your physician to discuss the individual benefits and risks of each study prior to participating.

To submit trial information please correspond with Cathi Thomas RN, MS at apdama@apdaparkinson.org.


Clinical Trials in Massachusetts

SLAM PD

 

SLAM PD
INSTITUTION: University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center
CONTACT: Meaghan Demers-Peel at 774-455-6568 or meaghan.demers-peel@umassmed.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Walking Health is Paramount in Parkinson's Disease (WHIP-PD)

 

Walking Health is Paramount in Parkinson’s Disease (WHIP-PD)
INSTITUTION: Boston University
CONTACT: 617-358-6157 or rehab@bu.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Early Stage Parkinson's Research Study (PRISM)

 

Early Stage Parkinson’s Research Study (PRISM)
INSTITUTION: Boston University
CONTACT: Raymond James, 617-638-7745 or rcjames@bu.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: 888-497-4890 or prismpdstudy.com

 

Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative Study (PPMI)

 

Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative Study (PPMI)
INSTITUTION: Boston University
CONTACT: Raymond James, 617-638-7745 or rcjames@bu.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Bright Light Modulation of Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease

 

Bright Light Modulation of Non-Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease
INSTITUTION: Massachusetts General Hospital
CONTACT: Matthew Stauder, 617-726-9589 or mstauder@mgh.harvard.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Early Longitudinal Imaging in a Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)

 

Early Longitudinal Imaging in a Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
INSTITUTION: Boston University
CONTACT: Raymond James, 617-638-7745 or rcjames@bu.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Lipid Markers for Parkinson's and Memory

 

Lipid Markers for Parkinson’s and Memory
INSTITUTION: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
CONTACT: Yuliya Kuras, PhD, 857-307-5424 or ykuras@bwh.harvard.edu
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

Evaluation of a New Medication for Early Parkinson's (Pharma2B)

 

Evaluation of a New Medication for Early Parkinson’s (Pharma2B)
INSTITUTION: Boston University Medical Center
CONTACT: Raymond C. James, RN, BS at 617-638-7745 or rcjames@bu.edu
RECRUITMENT: Enrollment Complete

 

STEPP Lab Study

 

STEPP Lab Study
INSTITUTION: Boston University
CONTACT: stepplab@gmail.com
RECRUITMENT: Ongoing

 

 

Last Updated 5/5/2021