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Help discover new and better treatments for Parkinson's disease. Find out how you can be involved in Parkinson's disease research.

Why support Parkinson's disease research

Your support in new and novel research ideas into Parkinson's disease helps:

  • Find better treatments for Parkinson's disease
  • Uncover more about the causes, progression, and complications of Parkinson’s disease
  • Improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson’s and their families
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Your role in Parkinson's research

As a donor

How to donate to Parkinson's disease research:

Donors like you make new breakthroughs in Parkinson's disease research possible. Your gift to the Parkinson Canada Research Program increases our research funding pool and enables new projects to get their start.
Donate to Parkinson's disease research
As a participant

Participate in a research study

Many research studies into Parkinson's disease need human volunteers to answer specific health questions. Your participation in these research studies allows you to access new treatments for Parkinson's disease before they are widely available and contributes to medical research.

Participate in research studies

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Participate in a research project with the Canadian Open Parkinson Network

The Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN) allows clinicians and researchers across Canada to band together and accelerate research into Parkinson's disease. Your participation is essential to their efforts to develop new, improved, and personalized treatments for Parkinson's disease.

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As a researcher

Get funding for your research project

Get funding as an early-stage investigator to help launch a career in Parkinson’s disease research.

Apply for funding

Get participants for your research study

Are you conducting research related to Parkinson's disease and are looking for participants? Send us details about your study! If it's a good fit, we will include your study on our website so it can be seen by as many potential participants as possible.

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