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Research Projects Utilizing Canada Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN) Data

The Canada Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN) provides an invaluable resource for advancing Parkinson’s disease research. Below are some innovative projects that have leveraged C-OPN’s comprehensive dataset.

TypeResearcher PIInstitution affiliated with NIHProject Title
DataHelena DenisDr. Francesca CicchettiCHUQLes vésicules extracellulaires dérivées d'érythrocyte: biomarqueurs de la maladie de Parkinson
DataDr. Juan LiDr. Michael SchlossmacherOttawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)/ University of OttawaValidation of the PREDIGT Score for the Incidence of Parkinson's Disease compared to Healthy Subjects
DataDr. Iris KatholDr. Oury MonchiUniversity of CalgaryPD-MBI-GEN
DataIbukun OjoDr. Fang Ba and Dr. MyasakiUniversity of AlbertaEthnic and Gender Disparities in Access to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
DataDr. James McVittieDr. James McVittieUniversity of ReginaImprove survival analysis methodologies for combining different types of cohort data and modelling measurement error in reported dates of onset of disease
Data and MaterialGP2 TeamDr. Andrew SingletonNIHC-OPN & Global Parkinson’s Genetics Program (GP2)
Data and MaterialDr. Aarnoud van der SpoelDr. Aarnoud van der SpoelDalhousie UniversityImprove survival analysis methodologies for combining different types of cohort data and modelling measurement error in re+[@[Project Title]]ported dates of onset of disease
Data and MaterialMeron TeferraDr. Ziv Gan-OrMcGill UniversityThe genetics of REM sleep behavior disorder, Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies
Data and MaterialCatherine DeryDr. Nicolas Dupré and Dr. Manon BouchardCHU de Québec - Université Laval Research CentreAssociation between levodopa-carbidopa dose, plasma vitamin B6 deficiency and polyneuropathy in patients with a parkinsonian syndrome: data from the Canadian Open Parkinson Network
DataDr. Aurélie de Rus Jacquet; C-OPN TeamDr. Francesca CicchettiCHUQClinical perception and management of Parkinson's disease during the COVID-19 pandemic: A Canadian experience
RegistryZi Hui (Lily) Su Zi SuDr. Chrystalina AntoniadesOxford UniversityOnline population study on time perception in Parkinson's disease and aged population
RegistryPénélope BernierDr. Pierre-Yves TherriaultUniversité du Québec à Trois-RivièresL’utilisation de la domotique en ergothérapie : perception d’utilisateurs atteints de la maladie de Parkinson
RegistryPetra UzelmanDr. Silke CresswellUniversity of British ColumbiaTreating anxiety in Parkinson’s disease with a multi-strain probiotic – a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
RegistryDr. Madeleine SharpDr. Madeleine SharpMcGill UniveristyDeep cognitive endophenotyping of Parkinson’s disease: A platform development and pilot study.
RegistryDr. Ryan D'ArcyDr. Ryan D'ArcyUniversity of British ColumbiaMultimodal neuromodulation in individuals with Parkinson's Disease
RegistryDr. Tejas SankarDr. Tejas SankarUniversity of AlbertaChanges in spinal reflexes used post-operatively as a biomarker for optimized treatment from deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
RegistryDr. Richard Camicioli and Dr. Kelvin JonesDr. Richard Camicioli and Dr. Kelvin JonesUniversity of AlbertaStudy in Parkinson Disease of Exercise Phase 3 Clinical Trial: SPARX3
RegistryDr. Ayse KuspinarDr. Ayse KuspinarMcMaster UniversityDevelopment of a new health-related quality of life measure for Parkinson’s disease
RegistryDr. Penny MacDonaldDr. Penny MacDonaldUniversity of WesternEstablishing definitive MRI diagnostic testing of Parkinson's disease
RegistryDr. Martin McKeownDr. Martin McKeownUniversity of British ColumbiaDevelopment of a new health-related quality of life measure for Parkinson’s disease
RegistryDr. Kathryn LambertDr. Ada LeungUniversity of AlbertaExamining the contribution of executive functions to motor imagery ability in people with Parkinson's disease and healthy older adults
DataDr. Lorraine KaliaDr Kalia LorraineToronto Western Hospital: University Health Network (UHN)Cultural Considerations in Daily Levodopa Equivalent Dosage: A Study of Global Population
Data and Material PhD Nikhil Parag Bhagwat PhD Nikhil Parag BhagwatMcGill UniversityQuebec Parkinson Network cohort: A standardized and preprocessed neuroimaging and clinical dataset for PD biomarker discovery
DataDr Aurélie de Rus JacquetDr Aurélie de Rus JacquetCentre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université LavalParkinson's Disease in Quebec: Mapping Project
Data and MaterialMathieu BlaisDr Nicolas DupréCHU de Québec – Université LavalÉtude épidémiologique et génétique de la maladie de Parkinson au Québec
DataGabriel David PinillaDr Oury MonchiCentre de recherche de l'IUGM
Université de Montréal (Quebec)
C-OPN Cohort Genetic Profile
DataCristiane Ribeiro ChavesCristiane Ribeiro ChavesLaboratoire de recherche en audition et vieillissement - CRIUGMMaladie de Parkinson et ses répercussions sur la voix, la participation sociale et la qualité de vie
DataAlavash MohshenProf. Dr. med. Thomas MünteUniversity of LübeckStudying brain resting-state neural dynamics in Parkinson disease using MEG and their relation to clinical outcomes
DataNicolas FerryDr Aurélie de Rus JacquetCentre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université LavalC-OPN PBMC analysis
Data and MaterialAymeric LanoreDr Jean-Christophe CorvolParis Brain InstitutePRECISE-PD & C-OPN Collaboration
DataGail DimapilisDr Fang BaUniversity of AlbertaEthnic and Gender Disparities in Access to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Movement Disorders.
DataDr Aurélie de Rus JacquetDr Aurélie de Rus JacquetCentre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université LavalReprogramming C-OPN's Indigenous PBMCs into iPSCs
DataDr. Catalina Cerquera ClevesDr. Catalina Cerquera ClevesCHU de Québec – Université Laval2nd cohort Manuscript
RegistryDr. Judith BekDr. Judith BekUniversity of TorontoDancing with the mind and body: Exploring strategies for movement through dance in Parkinson’s 
RegistryCaitlin KelliherMJFFMJ Fox FoundationParkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
RegistryDr. Madeleine SharpDr. Madeleine SharpMcGill UniveristyPatient Attitudes about Clinical Trial Participation 
RegistryYuko KoshimoriDr. Michael ThautUniversity of TorontoDoes motor synchronization to Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation (RAS) alter dopamine responses in Parkinson’s disease? 
RegistryWaad AlOlayanDr. Jana RiegerUniversity of AlbertaTechnology for Swallowing Exercises in Parkinson's Disease: A Usability Study
DataHailu, Ambachew Dena Hernandez NIHNIH Genotyping Experiment
MaterialZaid Al AzzawiDr. Ted FonMcGill UniversityBiochemical and pathological characterization of synuclein aggregates from PD and RBD patient plasma
DataDr. Alain DagherDr. Alain DagherMcGill University Ethnicity data contributed to NIH grant application
MaterialShawna ReddieDr. David GrimesOttawa Hospital Research InstituteStudy on Parkinson's disease in patients with GBA mutation

These projects exemplify the diverse and impactful research enabled by the C-OPN, driving forward our understanding and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.