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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Biomarkers of Impulsivity in Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Giuseppe Pellizzer

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $185,610
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


In recent years, excessive impulsivity and impulse control disorders (ICDs), which commonly include pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge-eating, and hypersexuality, have been recognized as an important complication of Parkinson's disease (PD). Both impulsivity and ICDs negatively affect patients and their family quality of life and emotional well-being. In addition, ICDs are a cause of considerable increase in care burden. For these reasons, the problem of excessive impulsivity has...

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