Parkinson’s community

McFly’s Shoes to Help Fight Parkinson’s

September 15, 2011
Even though they aren’t self-lacing and don’t come with a hoverboard, the limited-production Nike Mags – Marty McFly’s fly shoes from the 1989 movie Back to the Future II –...
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New genetic variants found to influence risk of Parkinson’s disease

June 23, 2011
On the eve of the anniversary of our first publication, 23andMe is excited to announce the publication of our second research paper, “Web-based genome-wide association study identifies two novel loci...
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Take a Hike… for Parkinson’s Awareness

April 13, 2011
It’s easy to talk the talk for disease awareness, but now you can walk the walk — literally! On April 16th, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego (PASD) and the...
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Scientists Score a Breakthrough with Parkinson’s in a Petri Dish

March 30, 2011
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a relatively rare but devastating condition affecting 1-2% of Americans. Although some risk factors are known — including genetic variants that predispose to the condition —...
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An Update On Our Parkinson’s Research Community

March 21, 2011
At 23andMe, we are committed to advancing understanding of human health and disease, and to giving everyone an opportunity to participate in scientific research that is meaningful for them. We...
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On Our Way to 10,000: 23andMe Welcomes First Members of Parkinson’s Disease Community

April 13, 2009
We’ve set out to build the world’s largest online PD genetics community, and we’re thrilled to report that more than 2,000 people have enrolled  since the initiative was launched last...
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