Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Longitudinal MRI in Preclinical Parkinson Disease|
Catherine L. Gallagher
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2017 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Work Accomplished/Background: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common disease of aging that causes motor symptoms such as slow movement and tremor, as well as non-motor symptoms, such as cognitive difficulties and constipation. Non-motor symptoms can precede the development of motor symptoms by years—this observation has led to the hypothesis that PD has a long “preclinical” period during which cells in the brain and peripheral nervous system are damaged, but the damage has not exceeded a threshold...
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