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  • MJFF Research Grant, 2009
    The Validation of Anxiety Scales in Parkinson's Disease

    Objective/Rationale:
    This study has two objectives:
    1. To assess the occurrence and symptoms of anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease, including atypical anxiety syndromes, and anxiety states...

  • Therapeutic Pipeline Program, 2015
    The Tolerability of Buspirone for the Treatment of Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease

    Study Rationale:                             
    Anxiety is a common non-motor symptom among individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and is associated with a reduced quality of life. Despite this...

  • MJFF Research Grant, 2011
    Assessing and Diagnosing Anxiety in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

    Promising Outcomes of Original Grant:
    A previous MJFF sponsored study showed that the available anxiety questionnaires are not suitable to assess anxiety in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The different...

  • Therapeutic Pipeline Program, 2016
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders in Parkinson's Disease

    Study Rationale:
    Anxiety disorders occur in up to 35 percent of people with Parkinson's disease and can have a negative impact on gait, involuntary movements, motor fluctuations and quality of life...

  • Research Grant, 2020
    Identification of Therapeutic Circuits to Address Anxiety and Depression Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

    Study Rationale: Parkinson’s disease patients often experience depression and anxiety. Addressing these non-motor symptoms has not been the focus of Parkinson’s disease research though psychiatric...

  • Fall 2021 RFP: Accelerating Early Proof-of-Concept Testing of Promising PD Therapies, 2022
    Assessment of Alpha-synuclein Aggregation Inhibitor ASN121151 as a Potential New Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

    Study Rationale: Genetic defects in the gene encoding alpha-synuclein cause the protein to aggregate in the brains of people with a familial form of Parkinson’s disease (PD). We have developed a novel...

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