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Real Talk from Participants

People with Parkinson's and control volunteers share their advice and perspective on joining clinical studies and being an active participant in the quest for a cure.


  • A photo of Sharon Roberts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    My Research Journey: Taking Control and Taking Part

    A guest blogger who lives in Texas, Sharon Roberts actively participates in observational research studies to manage her health and contribute toward finding a cure for Parkinson's disease.

  • Headshots of Michael S. Fitts and Jonathan Jackson

    My Research Journey: Breaking Down Barriers to Research

    A researcher and participant discuss the unique challenge of engaging underserved populations in Parkinson’s research.

  • Matt Ackerman.

    My Research Journey: Participating for a Better Future

    Matt Ackerman, an MJFF Patient Council member, wanted to make a difference for the millions of others living with Parkinson’s. That’s why he became a clinical research participant.

  • Claudia Revilla Blog Photo_cropped.jpeg

    Powering Parkinson’s Research with my Blueprint

    Claudia Revilla, member of the Foundation’s Patient Council, shares her journey of participating in Parkinson's genetic research to help speed a cure.

  • Eric at his nonprofit’s first annual basket raffle.

    Living Life to the Fullest with Parkinson’s

    Eric registered for Fox Insight once he was diagnosed in February 2018.

  • Doctor-with-patients

    A Privilege to Participate

    Diane Winiarski not only signs up for every research study on Parkinson’s disease that she can, she feels lucky to be able to do it. Here’s why.

Older man wearing a pink button down and black rimmed glasses smiling for camera.

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You have the power to impact your future and the future of millions living with Parkinson's disease. Explore clinical research participation today.

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