Large Study Offers Insight into Parkinson’s

May 27, 2020
Using data from four million 23andMe research participants, scientists studying Parkinson's disease made new findings that may help efforts by drug hunters looking for ways to treat the disease. The study also included data from the Broad Institute's Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD) and was one of seven published in the journal Nature Medicine that leverage this data meant to bring together exome and sequence data from many sources for researchers.
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I’m Stepping Up for a Cure, Will You?

September 21, 2019
Editor’s note: This opinion first appeared in the Lafayette Journal & Courier newspaper. We’re reprinting with permission from the author.Reni, right, and her husband Kelly.By Reni Winter-Evans, LSWI used to...
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 18, 2017
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this year it also marks the eighth anniversary of 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community, which introduced a game-changing model for science, one that leverages online...
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What’s New In Parkinson’s Research

November 18, 2015
The panel discussing Parkinson’s Progression Marker Initiative at the MJFF’s Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Conference in New York. From implanting cells into the brain to prevent the loss of dopamine producing...
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A New Model for Discerning Parkinson’s

August 13, 2015
A team of researchers has developed a simple and non-invasive approach that uses genetic data in combination with other demographic and biomarker information to accurately distinguish those with and without...
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An Interview With Paul Cannon

March 30, 2015
We’re re-posting an interview that the Michael J. Fox Foundation did with our very own Paul Cannon, PhD, 23andMe’s Parkinson’s Research Community manager. April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and this...
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Debate Around Informing Research Participants

May 22, 2014
This post comes to us from our friends at the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which has worked with us through our Parkinson’s Research Community. There are many different points of...
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Whole-Genome Sequencing of Parkinson’s Patients

November 05, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Cory’s poster presented at ASHG.) Parkinson’s disease (PD) research has long been a priority at 23andMe. Our Parkinson’s research community is one of...
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Highlighting 23andMe Research at ASHG 2012

July 29, 2012
Team 23andMe will again have a strong presence at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. We’ve been at this gathering of geneticists and those interested in...
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23andMe’s Parkinson’s Community is Almost There

July 17, 2012
23andMe’s Emily Drabant, PhD, speaking at a Parkinson’s event in Iowa. 23andMe is tantalizingly close to reaching the goal of enrolling 10,000 patients in our Parkinson’s research community. We’re past...
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