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Press releases, workshop summaries, and editorials

NINDS Parkinson's Disease Biomarkers Program Consortium Meeting, Bethesda MD (August 12-13, 2019)

The PDBP Annual Consortium Meeting was held August 12-13, 2019 in Rockville, MD.  Principal investigators (PIs), clinical and data management experts from each PDBP project, and representatives from the  NIH, PD nonprofit organizations , and the pharmaceutical industry met to discuss progress over the last twelve months in addition to current and future plans for the program.

Accelerating Medicines Partnership launches data knowledge portal for Parkinson’s disease

Shared platform to catalyze research collaboration toward biomarker discovery to advance the development disease therapies


The Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program for Parkinson’s disease (PD) has launched a data portal to provide de-identified information collected from 4,298 PD patients and healthy controls to researchers working to develop effective therapies for the disease. The portal enables researchers to study complex data sets and perform genome-wide analyses at a scale previously impossible.