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Apply to PDF's Clinical Research Learning Institute

You can contribute to the development of new treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s.

How?  Apply for a spot at this year’s Clinical Research Learning Institute, a three-day program that trains people living with Parkinson’s to serve as clinical research advocates.

Thursday, October 21 – Saturday, October 23
Florham Park, NJ
Applications Due: Friday, August 27 (enrollment is limited)

The Learning Institute offers educational sessions and workshops that will prepare graduates to:

  • Educate their communities about clinical study participation
  • Work with industry and academia to ensure the voices of people living with Parkinson’s are heard
  • Serve as formal representatives on clinical research review and advisory boards (e.g., Institutional Review Boards and Data Safety Monitoring Boards)
  • Work with PDF and other graduates on an ongoing basis to further Parkinson’s research

To be eligible, an applicant must be a person with Parkinson’s disease, living in either the US or Puerto Rico.  For those who are selected to attend the Learning Institute, all expenses (registration, travel, hotel, accommodation, meals, etc.) will be covered by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

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For more information about the Learning Institute, please contact PDF at or call (800)  457-6676.


Source Date: Aug 09 2010