UCSD RECRUITING PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE TO BE INTERVIEWED ABOUT THEIR VIEWS ABOUT STEM CELL CLINICAL TRIALS
This study will provide useful information for the eventual approval of stem cell trials
Laura Rogers, doctoral candidate, and John Evans, Professor, are from the Sociology Department at the University of California, San Diego. They are conducting an IRB-approved research study in order to learn about Parkinson’s disease patients’ attitudes towards stem cell clinical trials. There will be 40-50 people participating in this study. Laura Rogers and John Evans are not affiliated with the UCSD Health System. There will be no interaction with health care providers, and your participation in this study will not impact your status as a patient in any way. The study is purely about your attitudes.
If you agree to be in this study, please contact Laura Rogers for more information to proceed:
You can contact Laura Rogers directly (at the contact information below) so that a time for an interview can be scheduled. At this time, you will receive an informed consent form. If you give consent for the interview then we will proceed at that time. The interview will take approximately 45-90 minutes and will be held in a public place that is most comfortable and convenient for you.
Interview procedure: During the interview, you will be asked a series of open-ended questions about your understandings of stem cell treatment, clinical trials, or any other experiences that you are interested in sharing.
Please contact Laura Rogers directly if you have any questions or concerns or are interested in participating this study.
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