This application, in response to a request from the Neurodegeneration and Clinical Trials Groups of the NINDS, provides data in support of our ability to become a clinical center to collaborate in the performance of a large, double-blind randomized trial of two or more potential neuroprotective agents in patients early in the course of Parkinson's disease. Our group has been conducting clinical trials in Parkinson's disease patients since 1983. We have a large patient population and a wide referral network. Administrative and coordinating systems necessary for the successful completion of such a trial are already in place and working. We have a record of adhering to similar common protocols and cooperating with other centers and will do so for this trial.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Cooperative Clinical Research--Cooperative Agreements (U10)
Project #
5U10NS044415-10
Application #
8204806
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZNS1-SRB-L (01))
Program Officer
Moy, Claudia S
Project Start
2002-09-30
Project End
2012-11-30
Budget Start
2011-12-01
Budget End
2012-11-30
Support Year
10
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$41,138
Indirect Cost
$14,778
Name
University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Department
Neurology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
617022384
City
Piscataway
State
NJ
Country
United States
Zip Code
08854
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