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Clinical Trials

Learning about clinical trials is one way for patients and families to stay informed about the latest Parkinson's research and treatments in the pipeline.  Participating in a trial is also a way to contribute to the advancement of treatments for Parkinson's.  

If you would like more information about clinical trials, please visit the websites below to learn about trials in your geographic area that may be suitable for you.  

phone: 1-800-708-7644

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today.

Fox Trial Finder is a web-based clinical trial matching tool to connect those with and without Parkinson's disease to Parkinson's clinical research opportunities that urgently need their participation.
After volunteers input information about themselves (such as zip code, date of birth, and brief medical history), Fox Trial Finder provides trial match suggestions.

Fox Trial Finder also provides the opportunity for volunteers to connect directly with trial coordinators through a secure messaging interface on the site.

Register for Fox Trial Finder today to play a part in accelerating recruitment into PD clinical research!

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. This service of the National Institutes of Health provides information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.


The Parkinson Study Group (PSG) is a non-profit group of physicians and other health care providers from medical centers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico experienced in the care of Parkinson patients and dedicated to clinical research of Parkinson disease.  The PSG aims to advance knowledge about the cause(s), disease progression and treatment of PD and related disorders.  One of the main goals of the PSG is to advance knowledge and improve the treatment of Parkinson’s disease through the conduct of multicenter clinical trials.

Learn about clinical trials in progress and completed clinical trials carried out by the Parkinson Study Group.

View clinical trial locations throughout the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, including these in Northern and Central California:
  • The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center, Sunnyvale, CA
  • Stanford University Medical Center
  • UC Davis
  • UC San Francisco Parkinson's Clinic and Research Center
  • Margolin Brain Institute, Fresno, CA

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