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USC Stevens INI Launches a $3 Million Study to Solve Some Puzzles About Parkinson's Disease

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The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (USC Stevens INI), part of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has launched a $3 million study that will unite researchers and data from 20 countries to answer some of the most pressing questions about Parkinson's disease (PD). The 5-year collaborative effort, known as ENIGMA-PD, will analyze brain imaging, genetics, and clinical data in one of the world's largest studies of the disease.

The researchers have already conducted one of the largest internationally coordinated analyses of PD brain imaging data. They studied structural ...