Latest Blog Posts Tagged "DatScan"
August 29, 2018
A study found people with Parkinson's had thinner retinas and those changes related to dopamine loss and physical symptoms.
July 31, 2018
The European Medicines Agency has, for the first time, supported a brain scan to help choose trial participants. It could speed drug trials and improve their chances of success.
May 11, 2018
Rachel Dolhun, MD, addresses how a DaTscan can help to diagnose Parkinson's.
March 22, 2018
In the latest "Ask the MD" video, Dr. Dolhun talks about how doctors diagnose Parkinson's and how a tool called a biomarker may help.
June 27, 2016
The Safety of Urate Elevation in Parkinson's Disease Phase III study (SURE-PD3) is in the final stage of clinical testing.
December 31, 2013
Dr. Kathleen Shannon of Rush University talks to Dave Iverson about the need for a definitive Parkinson's diagnostic test, what researchers are doing to develop one and how patients can help.
July 23, 2013
Our June 27 Webinar, a "Biomarkers Update" as part of our Hot Topics in Parkinson's Disease (PD) Research Seminar Series, featured Ken Marek and Mark Frasier, moderated by Dave Iverson.
October 19, 2011
We are pleased to announce that PPMI has now enrolled over 200 subjects. Many subjects are beginning to reach their year 1 visit, which means that up to 5 timepoints of data and samples are available...
Qualification study in healthy volunteers prompts investigators to explore fluctuation of markers in Parkinson's disease subjects
September 08, 2011
As part of the planning phase of PPMI last fall, MJFF sponsored a qualification study to assess the test/re-test reliability of specific biomarker assays.