All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program
You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults 18 years of age or older. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.
The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
Were you diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the last two years and are not currently taking standard PD medications? You may be able to participate in a research study to help better understand how Parkinson’s disease progresses over time. Study participation involves having physical exams, undergoing brain scans, and providing biological samples. Compensation is provided.
MyPaTH Story Booth 2.0
Interested in sharing your story about health, illness, or research? Patients and caregivers are needed to participate in a research study to help learn more about topics that are important to you and that may improve health and health care. Participation involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories
Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their health during the coronavirus pandemic, or to share what it is like being ill with COVID-19 and/or caring for a loved one who is ill with COVID-19. Participation in this research study involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
SPARX3: Study in Parkinson Disease of Exercise Phase 3 Clinical Trial
Are you 40-80 years old and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) within the past 3 years? You may be able to participate in a study looking at how exercise affects the progression of PD symptoms. Eligible participants are not taking medication for PD symptoms. Study participation involves engaging in exercise 4 times/week for 18 months. Compensation is provided for evaluation visits.
TOPAZ: Trial Of Parkinson’s And Zoledronic Acid
Are you age 60 or older and are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or neurodegenerative parkinsonism? You may be able to participate in a study to learn if treatments for osteoporosis can help lower fracture risk in people with Parkinson’s disease or neurodegenerative parkinsonism. This study can be completed from your home. Compensation is provided.
Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium (DLBC)
Do you have diagnosed or suspected dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), mild cognitive impairment that may progress to DLB, or Parkinson’s disease dementia? If so, you may be able to participate in a research study to help learn more about DLB and find better ways to identify and treat the disease in the future. Compensation is provided.