Parkinsonism clinical trials at University of California Health
2 research studies open to eligible people
Trial of Parkinson's And Zoledronic Acid
open to eligible people ages 60 years and up
This home-based study is a randomized (1:1) placebo-controlled trial of a single infusion of zoledronic acid-5 mg (ZA) for the prevention of fractures in men and women aged 60 years and older with Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism with at least 2 years of follow-up. A total of 3500 participants will be enrolled and randomized in the United States. Participants, follow-up outcome assessors, and study investigators will be blinded to assigned study treatment. This trial is funded by the National Institute of Aging.
at UC Davis UC Irvine UCLA UCSF
Studies of the Variable Phenotypic Presentations of Rapid-Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism and Other Movement Disorders
open to all eligible people
The purposes of this study are to identify persons with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP) or mutations of the RDP gene, document prevalence of the disease, and map its natural history.
at UC Davis
Our lead scientists for Parkinsonism research studies include Vicki Wheelock, MD Caroline Tanner, MD.