1600 participants recruited! What’s next for the Luxembourg Parkinson’s Study?

1600 participants recruited! What’s next for the Luxembourg Parkinson’s Study?

In 2015, the ambitious National Centre of Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s Disease (NCER-PD) was launched with the support of the National research Fund (FNR). This research programme brought together research institutions focusing on Parkinson’s disease in Luxembourg, with the aim of answering urgent questions on Parkinson’s disease.

The new winter edition of our newsletter is here

Today, we are very pleased to present you the new edition of our bi-annual newsletter, through which we will keep you informed of the progress of the study and important events.

New Flying Team Location at Ketterthill in Echternach

On 12 August 2019, a new Flying Team location was inaugurated, at the premises of Ketterthill Echternach, to allow people from the East of the country or Germany to take part in the Luxembourg Parkinson’s study closer to their home.

How to recognise good clinical research

Clinical research is defined as all medical research performed on humans. It aims to improve the knowledge of diseases in order to improve medical care for the patients. The Luxembourg Parkinson’s Study is one of the largest clinical research studies in Luxembourg. By investigating 800 Parkinson’s patients and control subjects each, our researchers aim to find new ways for earlier diagnosis and better treatment for Parkinson’s disease.