WCG Selected as the Institutional Review Board of Record for The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative

WCG today announced that The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) has chosen it to be the institutional review board (IRB) of record for its Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI). PPMI is a longitudinal, observational study of participants with and without Parkinson's disease (PD). It is designed to identify biological markers and clinical changes associated with PD risk, onset, and progression. WCG IRB will review all PPMI research protocols and patient-facing communications, including patient recruitment, retention, and informed consent documents, and in-study instructions.

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