The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
1) Quantify and compare levels of IL-6, 2, 4,10 and IL-1 beta,IFN,TNF alpha, soluble monomeric alpha-synuclein and oligomeric alpha-synuclein in the CSF and serum of the early PD patients compared to age- and sex-matched controls.
2) Characterize the sleep, olfactory,medical and neurologic assessments of early symptomatic PD subjects compared to age- and sex-matched normal controls.
Ability of functional MRI to show distinct features for PD
35 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
January 6, 2009
April 14, 2011
The University of Texas health Science Center at Houston Houston, Texas, United States
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.