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A Longitudinal Observational Follow-up of the PRECEPT Study Cohort (PostCEPT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00605163
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2008 by The Parkinson Study Group.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : January 30, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 28, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to longitudinally follow consenting clinical trial participants who participated in PRECEPT (A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Dose Finding Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of CEP 1347 in Patients With Early Parkinson's Disease). The study will assess the clinical and imaging outcomes relevant to the natural history of Parkinson's disease (PD), as well as determine early biomarkers of the disease.

Condition or disease
Parkinson Disease

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 530 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: A Longitudinal Observational Follow-up of the PRECEPT Study Cohort
Study Start Date : August 2006
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2010

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Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) and β-CIT SPECT imaging of the dopamine transporter. [ Time Frame: Annual, ongoing assessments ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) [ Time Frame: Annual, ongoing assessments ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Whole blood

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Parkinson disease patients who participated in the PRECEPT clinical trial.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in the PRECEPT study
  • Willing and able to give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be excluded from participating in the the study if either of the criteria stated above is not met
Contacts and Locations

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Sponsors and Collaborators
The Parkinson Study Group
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
H. Lundbeck A/S
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
United States Department of Defense
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Ira Shoulson, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Rochester Clinical Trials Coordination Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00605163     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: U01NS050095_PostCEPT
NINDS 5 U01NS050095-02
U01NS050095 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: January 30, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

Keywords provided by The Parkinson Study Group:
Parkinson disease, observational, longitudinal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases