IRB #

IRB00010745

Title

Effects of augmenting cholinergic function on gait and balance

Principal Investigator

John Nutt

Study Purpose

Examine the effects of donepezil on measures of balance and gait

Medical Condition(s)

Parkinson's Disease

Eligibility Criteria

Subjects will have idiopathic Parkinson's disease, be 30 years or older and be able to stand and walk continuously for 2 minutes without assistance.

Healthy Volunteers Needed

No

Placebo Chance

This is a cross-over study meaning that depending on treatment period, participating subjects will receive both placebo and active drug.

Duration of Participation

20 weeks

Minors Included

No

Contact

Anne Gendreau
gendreau@ohsu.edu
503-418-4387

Sponsor

The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Recruitment End

05/31/2017

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

Study Visit 1 – $25, Study Visit 2 – $50, Study Visit 3 – $75, Study Visit 4 – $150 for a total of $300 if all visits are completed.


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