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Research Study Evaluating an Individual’s Risk of Developing Parkinson’s Disease (PARS)

The new study is called Parkinson’s Associated Risk Factor Study (PARS). IRB # H-26493.

You may be eligible to join if:

  • You have a first-degree relative (mother, father, sibling, or child) diagnosed with Parkinson disease
  • Your age is 50 years or older
  • You have not been diagnosed with Parkinson disease yourself
  • Your have no history of nasal trauma or surgery involving your nose or sinuses

If you are interested in participating, please contact us 617-638-7737.

CLICK HERE for more information on the study.

August 13, 2008
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