We are seeking English-speaking adults over 19 years of age with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease to participate in a 45 minute interview over the telephone, in person, or by Skype as part of a research project.
The purpose of this interview is to explore the perspectives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases about the risks, benefits, and time frames associated with stem cell clinical trials. To participate in or learn more about this study, please contact Shelly Benjaminy, National Core for Neuroethics, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-827-3690.
Principal Investigator: Judy Illes, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics, Professor, Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia
Co-Investigator: Anthony Traboulsee, MD, Director of MS Clinic at UBC Hospital, Vancouver Coastal Health, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
Co-Investigator: Silke Cresswell, MD, Professor, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute, University of British Columbia
Study contact and lead for informed consent process: Shelly Benjaminy, PhD student, Project Lead, National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia, Phone: 604-827-3690
Sponsor: Stem Cell Network