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Parkinson's patient Steve Spencer and his wife Kae, who both participated in the patient guide "Navigating Clinical Trials."
Participate in Research

Join a Study

You have the power to propel research toward Parkinson’s breakthroughs and, ultimately, a cure. No amount of funding or other resources can make up for a lack of volunteers in Parkinson’s research.

Find the Right Trial for You

  • Illustrated PPMI logo.

    Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative

    Our landmark study seeks to transform how we diagnose, track, treat and potentially prevent Parkinson’s disease. 

    • People with and without Parkinson’s may be eligible
    • PPMI also is recruiting first-degree family members (parent, child, sibling) of a person with Parkinson’s
    • Take a short survey to see if you may be eligible
  • Illustrated Michael J. Fox Foundation logo.

    Fox Trial Finder

    Our revamped user-friendly online matching tool helps you find observational studies and clinical trials in your area.

    • People with and without Parkinson's can participate
    • Review studies that match your location and traits
    • Securely connect with researchers
    • Sign up for emails about new trials through iConnect
  • Illustrated Fox Insight logo.

    Fox Insight

    Our online clinical study collects self-reported data to learn more about life with Parkinson's.

    • People with and without the disease can participate
    • Complete online questionnaires
    • Add your genetic data to the study and access the 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service at no cost (U.S. participants with Parkinson's only)
85 percent of trials face delays and 30 percent never get off the ground because of a lack of volunteers, resulting in a dramatic slowdown in progress toward a cure.
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