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Clinical Trial of P2B001 in Early Parkinson’s Disease

Have you recently been diagnosed as having Parkinson’s disease?

If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication for Parkinson disease symptoms.

The investigational medication is composed of a combination of two currently approved drugs for Parkinson’s disease in low doses.

The study involves taking a once-daily capsule of study medication and monthly visits to a clinic throughout the study.

You may qualify to participate in the study if:
• You were recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
• You are between the ages 35 and 75
• Have not been taking other Parkinson’s disease medication for more than 4 weeks

Qualified participants will receive at no cost:
• Investigational medication(s) or placebo
• Study related medical care by Parkinson’s disease researchers
• Medical and physical examinations
• Laboratory tests
• Reimbursement for travel expenses

For more information, contact Ray James, RN, BS at 617-638-7745 or rcjames@bu.edu.
You can also visit www.pharma2b.com.

April 29, 2014
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