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Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

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(403) 210-7570

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Member Benefits

Members benefit from being part of C-OPN by:

  • Having access to necessary C-OPN resources to facilitate the execution of a research project including: the registry, the de-identified database (including demographic, clinical, and neuropsychological information as well as imaging) via the C-OPN LORIS platform (, and the biobank (including biological materials such as blood) in accordance with the C-OPN Data Sharing Policies
  • The right to submit an item on the Executive Committee’s agenda for discussion
  • The ability to attend the General Assembly
  • Be part of a national network of Parkinson’s research and receive updates or opportunities related to C-OPN

Member Categories

Note: Any trainee (graduate student or postdoctoral fellow) of a Regular Member is also considered an Associate Member of C-OPN. A trainee may only gain Associate membership if their supervisor is already a C-OPN Regular Member.

Become a Member

To request becoming a Canadian Open Parkinson Network member, please submit the following form. Membership can be obtained within two business days of request. Note that a trainee’s supervisor must first be a C-OPN member before the trainee (graduate student or post-doctoral fellow) may become a C-OPN member. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Catherine Normandeau (