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Clinical Studies

Parkinson’s Disease

Have you or a family member been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease? Do you want to partner in the kind of research that can give your grandchildren greater access to more effective treatment options? We’d love to partner with you.

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It disrupts the central nervous system, causing tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with movement. Clinical trials play a vital role in advancing Parkinson's research. By joining a study, you contribute directly to finding better treatments and potentially even a cure.

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Types of Studies

What studies are available?

Below you’ll find the clinical trials that we’re currently enrolling patients in or will be soon.

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“Cerevel 002” Parkinson’s Disease Trial
We're testing an oral medication called Tavapadon as a possible treatment for Parkinson's disease over 35 weeks. Tavapadon aims to improve motor control symptoms.

Commitment to Your Care

Who will I be working with?

Participating in a clinical trial can feel intimidating at first. Put your mind at ease by getting to know some of our caring experts who’ll be working with you every step of the way.

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Jeffrey Norton, MD
Medical Director, The Villages
Leading our research center in The Villages, Florida, Dr. Jeffrey Norton has more than 20 years of experience in anesthesiology and pain management and has served...
Edgardo Rivera, MD, FACEP
Medical Director, Orlando
Leading our research center in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Edgardo Rivera has served as Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator on more than 40 clinical trials across all...
Diana Balsalobre, MD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Diana Balsalobre is a Board-Certified Neurologist with over 22 years of clinical experience.  She completed her Internship and Neurology Residency in Jackson Memorial Hospital...
Stephen Miller, MD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Stephen Miller has over 15 years of diverse clinical and healthcare policy experience and has served as an investigator on more than 20 clinical...
Mary Quarterman, MD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Mary Quarterman is an established and highly skilled physician with over 13 years of experience.  Dr. Quarterman received her medical degree from Florida State...
Ramon Rodriguez, MD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ramon Rodriguez is a board certified Neurologist and highly experienced Principal Investigator. Dr. Rodriguez received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of Puerto...

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