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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Longitudinal MRI in Preclinical Parkinson Disease
Principal Investigator:

Catherine L. Gallagher

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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