enigma-pd

 

ENIGMA-Parkinson’s Disease (ENIGMA-PD) is an upcoming disease working group led by Dr. Ysbrand van der Werf (VuMC, Amsterdam), Max Laansma (VuMC, Amsterdam) and Joanna Bright (USC). The ENIGMA-PD project will consist of three major studies, including:

  1. A meta-analysis of volumetric changes in Parkinsonian versus healthy brains, using previously developed FreeSurfer protocols: ENIGMA-PD FreeSurfer protocols
  2. A shape meta-analysis of deep gray matter structures (led by Dr. Boris Gutman): ENIGMA-Shape
  3. NEW: A meta-analysis of white matter differences, based on the ENIGMA-DTI protocol (led by Dr. Neda Jahanshad, with support from MJFF)
  4. ENIGMA-PD is presently comprised 15 cohorts in Europe, Russia, North and South America. If you are interested in joining ENIGMA-PD, please contact Dr. Ysbrand van der Werf at yd.vanderwerf@vumc.nl, Max Laansma at m.laansma@vumc.nl and Joanna Bright joannabr@usc.edu.

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