We are conducting a research study examining cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease. The main purpose of this study is to identify markers for early detection of mild cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease and underlying brain mechanisms.

 

We are seeking for healthy individuals, aged 60 – 85 years, with English as a first language, fMRI eligible and no history of neurological disease, mental illness or brain injury.

 

We will assess each participant with comprehensive interviews and scanning of brain images using fMRI while participant perform specific tasks.

 

If you wish to participate, you will be invited to

complete a questionnaire mailed to you,

complete an interview (2 to 3 hrs) conducted at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital

complete fMRI session where you lie on the magnetic imaging scanner which will measure the blood flow of the brain. This fMRI session will be conducted at the brand-new imaging facility located at University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital.

 

You will receive $50 per visit for your time and travel for your appointment.

 

If you are interested in taking part in this study or if you want to know more about this study,

 

Please contact:  Julia Yang

Ph 07 3346 5582 or

j.yang1@uq.edu.au

 

UQCCR

Building 71/918

RBWH Herston, Brisbane City QLD 4029

https://clinical-research.centre.uq.edu.au