What Is Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder. It is due to damage or death of dopamine-producing cells in the brain, leading to a decrease in the neurotransmitter called Dopamine. Dopamine is important for motor function.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Our Clinics

See a Stanford specialist to learn about your treatment options. Visit one of our clinics to make an appointment.