Research

Everyone with early onset Parkinson's—or anyone whose life is impacted by it—knows the importance of research for Parkinson’s disease.


Scientific research is the key to understanding PD, developing better treatments and Parkinson’s medications , slowing disease progression, and ultimately eradicating the disease altogether.

As you keep up with Parkinson’s disease research you will probably have other, more immediate questions as well. For those issues, turn to our What You Should Know page.

Latest Parkinson's Research

Find up-to-date information about some of the most current research studies as well as treatment options for young onset Parkinson's disease.

Genetics of Parkinson's Disese & Genetic Testing

The field of genetics has exploded in recent years. The genetics of Parkinson’s continues to offer many clues about what causes Parkinson's disease, particularly early onset Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's Clinical Trials

Learn about the importance of clinical trials and how you can participate in testing the effectiveness of treatments and Parkinson’s medications. Search for trials of interest given your particular geographic location or topic of interest.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) is focused on making research matter by engaging patients, caregivers and advocacy groups like APDA in the process. Find out how you can get involved and have a say in Parkinson's disease research priorities and funding.

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