Parkinson’s disease
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​Parkinson's Disease

Participate in the study

To date, we have recruited over 500 patients and over 600 controls for our genetic studies. If you have been diagnosed with PD and would like to participate in our research, please contact Sister Debbie Lombard at 072 119 7316 (during office hours) or by email at


What we need from you:

  1. A signed form consenting to the research (we will supply this).

  2. A blood sample – this can be arranged to be couriered to our lab from anywhere in South Africa.

  3. A clinical history with a definite diagnosis of PD.

  4. Information on who else has PD in your family.​