Research Study

The Effect of Exercise on Brain Energetics in Parkinson’s disease
Principal Investigator 
Vesna Sossi

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Parkinson's Disease
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Jun 1, 2020 to Jun 30, 2023
Locations 
UBC Hospital
Name/Title 
Jess McKenzie, Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-822-7764
Email Address 
jess.mckenzie@ubc.ca
Purpose of Study 

This project will explore the effect of exercise on brain energetics using functional MRI and PET imaging in people with Parkinson's disease.

Eligibility 

Men and women between the ages of 40-80 with Parkinson’s disease are eligible to participate. Potential candidates cannot suffer from mood disorders or have any additional neurological disorders beyond Parkinson’s disease. Female candidates are not eligible participate if they are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Disclaimer 

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