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Pacific Northwest Udall Center (PANUC) Clinical Core (PANUC)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2012 by University of Washington.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Washington Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2012
Last updated: November 1, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
This study evaluates cognitive impairment in subjects with Parkinson disease (PD) and similar neurological disorder through obtaining longitudinal clinical and neuropsychological data. The long term goal is to have a well-characterized subject population to contribute to our understanding of the natural history, diagnosis and ultimate treatment of cognitive impairment in patients with PD and similar disorders.

Parkinson Disease
Cognitive Impairment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pacific Northwest Udall Center (PANUC) Clinical Core

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Further study details as provided by University of Washington:

Estimated Enrollment: 2000
Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Participants fall into either of two categories: A clinical sample (CS) that is evaluated every 2-3 years or an annual sample (AS) that followed once yearly.

All subjects undergo the following procedures:

  • History and physical examination
  • Questionnaires about mood, activities of daily living, environmental exposures and demographic information.
  • Psychometric tests

Study companions may also be asked to complete questionnaires about the study subject regarding medical and psychiatric history, as well as activities of daily living.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Parkinson disease
  • Over 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

- Under 18 years of age

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01720810

Contact: Marne Baca, BA 206.277.6977
Contact: Emily Ashmore, BS 206.277.3956

United States, Washington
VA Puget Sound Health Care System Recruiting
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98108
Contact: Emily Ashmore, BS    206-277-3956   
Principal Investigator: James B Leverenz, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Washington
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Washington Identifier: NCT01720810     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UW HSD: 37855
Study First Received: October 31, 2012
Last Updated: November 1, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Cognition Disorders
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 28, 2017