Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trials

The OHSU Parkinson Center is a national leader in Parkinson's disease research and recognized as a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence. We are involved in many studies that are fully recruited and others that are being planned.

The following Parkinson’s disease (PD) research studies are currently looking for participants:

Balance & Gait Studies

Do you have Parkinson's disease (PD) and experience problems with balance and gait?

Exercise, Brain Imaging, Cognition, and Gait in Parkinsonism

Monitoring Balance and Gait Disorders in Parkinson's Disease with the Home Objective Mobility Exam (HOME)

Frontal Cortex and Gait Freezing in Parkinson's Disease:Rehabilitation Impact

Early PD (Not on PD Medications)                

Monitoring Balance and Gait Disorders in Parkinson's Disease with the Home Objective Mobilty Exam (HOME)

Reducing Dyskinesia in Parkinsons Disease with Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Healthy Volunteers

The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) 

Projects already fully recruited include studies on:

  • Drugs to delay progression, new symptomatic drugs
  • Family care research
  • Fatigue, sleep
  • Balance falls
  • Magnetic stimulation
  • Genetics