MJFF Fellow Working to Raise Black, Minority Presence in Research

MJFF Fellow Working to Raise Black, Minority Presence in Research

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MJFF Fellow Working to Raise Black, Minority Presence in Research

A Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) research fellow is leading a study into the role of social determinants in medical mistrust and the lack of clinical trial participation by people with diseases such as Parkinson’s who belong to racial, ethnic and social minority groups. Paris Adkins-Jackson’s study, titled “The Trials and Trust/Investigacion y Confianza,” aims to determine how the conditions under which individuals are born, raised, live, work, and age influence their willingness to take part…

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