The Parkinson's Family Project

Through studying genetics the team hopes to develop new and better tests and medications that could help slow, stop or prevent Parkinson's.

Who

1000 people with Parkinson’s with either early onset before the age of 45, a familial diagnosis or who carry a known gene change associated with Parkinson's.

What

You will be invited to the study center to give consent and a donate a blood sample for genetic analysis.  You may also be asked to complete some questionnaires and have some other movement assessments done.

For more information:

Read the participant information leaflet (186KB)

If you would like to take part in the research please contact the relevant team below.

Deadline
Funded by

Parkinson's UK and the Medical Research Council

Research

Biological samples
Questionnaires
Diagnosed for more than 3 years
Diagnosed within 3 years
Location title
Central London

Location

UCL Institute of Neurology Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street,
Hampsted
London
NW3 2QG
United Kingdom

Contact

Miriam Pollard

020 8016 8174

[email protected]

Location title
South London

Location

Kings College Hospital
Denmark Hill
Brixton
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom

Contact

Dhaval Trivedi 

0203 299 7154

[email protected]

Location title
North London

Location

Central Middlesex Hospital
Acton Lane
Park Royal
London
NW10 7NS
United Kingdom

Contact

Temi Adedoyin

0208 869 5550

[email protected]

Location title
West London

Location

Charing Cross Hospital
Fulham Palace Road
London
W6 8RF
United Kingdom

Contact

Ruby Colley

020 3311 1718/4

[email protected]

Location title
South West London

Location

St George's Hospital
Blackshaw Road
Tooting
London
SW17 0QT
United Kingdom

Contact

Catherine Parry

020 8725 2141

[email protected]

Location title
Cornwall

Location

The Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
Treliske
Truro
TR1 3HD
United Kingdom

Contact

Ali James

01872 256498

[email protected]

Location title
Isle of Wight

Location

St Mary's Hosptial
Parkhurst Road
Newport
PO30 5TG
United Kingdom

Contact

Joy Wilkins

01983 822099 ex: 5748

[email protected]

Location title
Basingstoke

Location

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
Aldermston Road
Basingstoke
RG24 9NA
United Kingdom

Contact

Deborah Dellafera

01256 473202 ext: 6859

[email protected]

Location title
Preston

Location

Royal Preston Hospital
Sharoe Green Lane
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 9HT
United Kingdom

Contact

Vicki Fleming

07501227876 or 01772 522031

[email protected]

Location title
Poole

Location

Poole Hospital
Longfleet Road
Poole
BH15 2JB
United Kingdom

Contact

Annimieke Fox

01202 263210

[email protected]

Location title
Worthing

Location

Worthing & St Richards Hospital
Lyndhurst Road
Worthing
BN11 2DH
United Kingdom

Contact

Sarah House

01903 205111 x 84196

[email protected]

Location title
Harrogate

Location

Harrogate District Hospital
Lancaster Park Road
Harrogate
HG2 7SX
United Kingdom

Contact

Caroline Bennett

01423 553738

[email protected]

Location title
Sheffield

Location

Royal Hallamshire hospital
Glossop Toad
Sheffield
S10 2JF
United Kingdom

Contact

Rebecca Gregory

01142 713339

[email protected] 

Location title
Salisbury

Location

Salisbury District Hospital
Odstock Road
Salisbury
SP2 8BJ
United Kingdom

Contact

Alpha Anthony

01722336262 ext 4447

[email protected]

Location title
Romford

Location

Queen's Hosptial
Rom Valley Way
Romford
RM7 0AG
United Kingdom

Contact

Elisa Visentin or Laura Parker

01708 435000 ext 6128/2079

[email protected]  or [email protected]

Location title
Leeds

Location

Leed's General Infirmary
Great George Street
Leeds
LS1 3EX
United Kingdom

Contact

Prisca Mpofu

01133 925073

[email protected]

Location title
Peterborough

Location

Peterborough City Hospital
Bretton Gate
Peterborough
PE3 9GZ
United Kingdom

Contact

Natalie Temple

01733 673891

[email protected] 

Location title
Uxbridge

Location

Hillingdon Hospital
Pield Heath Road
Uxbridge
UB8 3NN
United Kingdom

Contact

Melinda Holden

01895 238282 ext 2826

[email protected]

Location title
Leicester

Location

Leicester Royal Infirmary
Infirmary Square
Leicester
LE1 5WW
United Kingdom

Contact

Cathy Thompson

0116 2586977

[email protected] 

Location title
Edgware

Location

Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway
Edgeware
HA8 0AD
United Kingdom

Contact

Patrick Daly

07872850161

[email protected]

Location title
Keighley

Location

Airedale General Hospital
Skipton Road
Skeeton
Keighley
BD30 6TD
United Kingdom

Contact

Emma Dooks

01535 292386

[email protected]

Location title
Exeter

Location

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
Barrack Rd
Exeter
EX2 5DW
United Kingdom

Contact

Clare O’Reilly

01392 408146

[email protected]

Location title
Plymouth

Location

Mount Gould Hospital
Mount Gould Rd
Mount Gould
Plymouth
PL4 7PY
United Kingdom

Contact

Rena Truscott

01752 434498 or 07798 677457

[email protected] 

Location title
Taunton

Location

Musgrove Park Hospital
Parkfield Drive
Taunton
TA1 5DA
United Kingdom

Contact

Corrine Pawley

01823 343635

[email protected]

Location title
Yeovil

Location

Yeovil Hospital
Higher Kingston
Yeovil
BA21 4AT
United Kingdom

Contact

Alison Lewis

01935 383017

[email protected]

Location title
North Wales

Location

Llandudno General Hospital
Hospital Road
llandudno
LL30 1LB
United Kingdom

Contact

Dr Pam Martin-Forbes

01248 388719 

[email protected]

 

Location title
Shrewsbury

Location

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Rd
Shrewsbury
SY3 8XQ
United Kingdom

Contact

Johanna Stickley

01743 261000 ext 3964

[email protected]

Location title
Middlesbrough

Location

James Cook Hospital
Marton Road
Middlesbrough
TS4 3BW
United Kingdom

Contact

Carol Long

01642 283501

[email protected]

Location title
Portsmouth

Location

Queen Alexandra Hosptial
Southwick Hill Road
Portsmouth
PO36 3LY
United Kingdom

Contact

Catherine Edwards

02392 286000 X 4078

[email protected]

Location title
Scarborough

Location

Scarborough Hospital
Woodlands Drive
Sarborough
YO12 6QL
United Kingdom

Contact

Emma Temlett

01723 342384

[email protected]

Location title
Winchester

Location

St Mary's Community Health Campus
St George's Street
Winchester
SO23 8AH
United Kingdom

Contact

Lauren Richards or Anna Badley

03001 233994

[email protected] or  [email protected]

Location title
Wolverhampton

Location

New Cross Hospital
Wolverhampton Road
Wolverhamton
WV10 0QP
United Kingdom

Contact

Angela Wilberry and Angela Stevens

01902 307999 Ex 8607

[email protected] / [email protected]

Location title
Staffordshire

Location

Haywood Hospital
High Lane
Burslem
Staffordshire
ST6 7AG
United Kingdom

Contact

Johanne Tomlinson

01782 673506

[email protected]

Location title
Sunderland

Location

Sunderland Royal Hospital
Kayll Rd
Sunderland
SR4 7YP
United Kingdom

Contact

Dr Barbara Wilson

0191 208 1337 or 0191 223 2740

[email protected] 

Location title
Luton

Location

Luton and Dunstable Hospital
Lewsey Rd
Luton
LU4 0DZ
United Kingdom

Contact

Yvynne Croucher

01582 718300

[email protected] 

Location title
Merseyside

Location

Whiston Hospital
Warrington Road
Prescot
Merseyside
L35 5DR
United Kingdom

Contact

Sharon Dealing

0151 290 4276

[email protected]

Location title
Cumbria

Location

The Carleton Clinic
Cumwhinton Drive
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 3SX
United Kingdom

Contact

Gillian Webster

01228 602199

[email protected]

Location title
Basildon

Location

Basildon University Hospital
Nether Mayne
Basildon
Essex
SS16 5NL
United Kingdom

Contact

Kellie Allen or Jacqueline Colnet

01268 394675

[email protected] or [email protected]

Location title
Coventry

Location

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire
Clifford Bridge Road
Walsgrave
Coventry
CV2 2DX
United Kingdom

Contact

Jo Gmerek

02476 966998 x:26998

[email protected]

Location title
Birmingham

Location

Moseley Hall Hospital
Alcester Road
Birmingham
B13 8JL
United Kingdom

Contact

Rose Crouch or Debby Liberto

0121 466 6162 or 466 6183

[email protected]  or [email protected]

Location title
Pennines

Location

Fairfield General Hospital
Rochdale Old Road
Bury
Lancanshire
BL9 7TD
United Kingdom

Contact

Linda Johnson

0161 778 2559 (82559)

[email protected]

Location title
Norwich

Location

West Pottergate Medical Centre
Earlham Road
Norwich
NR2 4BX
United Kingdom

Contact

Wendy Neale

01603 272251

[email protected]