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Rostock International Parkinson's Disease Study (ROPAD) (ROPAD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03866603
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 7, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 3, 2022
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Brief Summary:
Rostock International Parkinson's Disease Study - An International, multicentre, epidemiological observational study aiming at identification of 1,500 LRRK2-positive patients, the identification of 1,500 non-LRRK2 PD patients and the establishment of a candidate biomarker in the LRRK2-positive cohort.

Condition or disease
Parkinson´s Disease

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 20000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Rostock International Parkinson's Disease Study: an International, Multicenter, Epidemiological Observational Study
Actual Study Start Date : May 30, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2023
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2023

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Parkinson´s disease individuals
The participants that are clinically diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recruitment of 20,000 participants worldwide [ Time Frame: 37 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Establishment of a LRRK2-positive biomarker in the LRRK2-positive cohort [ Time Frame: 40 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood sample applied on the Dry Blood Spot (DBS) Filtercard (Centocard®)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Clinically diagnosed Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients
  • Informed consent is obtained from the par-ticipant
  • The participant is clinically diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
  • The participant is between 18 and 70 years old

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03866603

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Contact: ROPAD Clinical Project Manager +49 381 80 113 400 clinical.studies@centogene.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Peter Bauer, MD CENTOGENE GmbH
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: CENTOGENE GmbH Rostock
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03866603    
Other Study ID Numbers: ROPAD 01-2019
First Posted: March 7, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 3, 2022
Last Verified: August 2022
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: The plan will be defined at a later stages

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by CENTOGENE GmbH Rostock:
Parkinson´s disease
PD Genetics
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases