Over the last 10 years, volunteers in the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) have helped expand our understanding of Parkinson’s disease (PD)
for the collective benefit
of the entire PD community.

Source: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Now we’re enrolling new study participants who can contribute
to a more detailed look into the way the disease develops and
changes over time.

Groups Needed

PWP's - Recent

People with Parkinson’s who have been diagnosed within the last two years and are not currently taking standard PD medications

1st Degree Family

First-degree family members (parent, child, sibling) of a person with Parkinson’s

People w/Risk Factors

People who have risk factors for the development of PD (known genetic mutation, loss of smell, history of physically acting
out dreams during sleep, and others)

Comparison Group

People without Parkinson’s and no
known risk to act as a comparison group