Epigenetic Characterization of Immune Cells in Parkinson s disease and Prodromal Stages (EpiGEN PD) Study

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Parkinson Disease
  • Age: Between 30 Year(s) - 75 Year(s)
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Male or female 30-75 years of age (inclusive)
    2. Subjects with one or more of the following features:
      • Hyposmia: As assessed by clinical history and/or previously performed University of Pennsylvania Smell Test (UPSIT)
      • REM Behavior Sleep Disorder (RBD): Based on clinical history and/or positive polysomnography
      • Known genetic risk factor for PD: Defined as a carrier of a reduced penetrance PD-related genetic mutation such as mutations of the GBA and LRRK2 gene

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subject with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism (i.e. progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy) or secondary parkinsonism (i.e. normal pressure hydrocephalus, drug-induced parkinsonism)

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