Parkinson’s Research Community

Virtual doctor’s visit and genetic testing for Parkinson’s disease

June 30, 2015
Using virtual doctors's visits and genetic testing by 23andMe to assess Parkinson's patients.
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Parkinson’s Research Challenges

April 01, 2015
Things aren’t always as they seem with Parkinson’s disease with one recent study showing as many as half those diagnosed with the disease don’t have it, according Dr. J. William...
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Steady On

February 25, 2015
Like all good photographers Alan Babbitt sees what’s invisible to most of us. With a steady hand and a willingness to go almost anywhere for a good shot, Alan spent...
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Let’s Talk About Parkinson’s

February 18, 2015
On Thursday and Friday, 23andMe will be participating in two online events hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation focused on Parkinson’s disease and some of the latest research into...
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23andMe In The News

August 04, 2014
Last week was a good one for research at 23andMe with two announcements that offer more examples of the power of our research model. First was the publication of a...
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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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23andMe Looks Back One More Time

February 03, 2014
In honor of the Chinese New Year, we’re taking one last look at the genetic milestones of 2013. From a Supreme Court ruling on patenting genes, to Angelina Jolie’s bold...
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Getting In the Race

January 23, 2014
A friend of Gwen Schroeder once told her: “Don’t cheer from the sidelines if you can run the race.” So when her father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Gwen laced...
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People Powered Research at 23andMe

June 19, 2013
There are a lot of reasons why Thelma Ackley signed up for 23andMe – she’s fascinated by her ancestry and she’s curious about her health – but the main reason...
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23andMe Reaches Parkinson’s Research Goal

February 27, 2013
We’re excited to announce that the 23andMe Parkinson’s Research Community has exceeded its goal, enrolling more than 10,000 people with the disease and creating the largest cohort of genotyped people...
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