The goal of this clinical center application is to describe the qualifications of the Parkinson's Institute as a participant in the large simple trial of neuroprotective therapy for Parkinson's disease as proposed in RFA NS-02-010. The Parkinson's Institute has a supportive research environment, extensive clinical trials experience and highly qualified staff, together with experience in the recruitment of clinical trials volunteers and an excellent relationship with support groups. Institute staff have more than 80 years of combined experience in clinical trials, primarily investigating therapies for Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson's Institute has considerable experience in recruitment from a large patient population, through physician contacts, through support groups contacts, media and educational activities. The Parkinson's Institute has an excellent track record regarding the administrative aspects of clinical trials conduct, including subject safety, confidentiality of information, timely enrollment of subjects, timely completion of study materials and data integrity. These characteristics make the Parkinson's Institute an ideal participant in the proposed trial.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Cooperative Clinical Research--Cooperative Agreements (U10)
Project #
5U10NS044465-08
Application #
7787092
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
2009-12-01
Budget End
2010-11-30
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$86,974
Indirect Cost
Name
Parkinson's Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
614259935
City
Sunnyvale
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94085