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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Parkinson’s Symptoms Different For Men and Women

April 02, 2014
(Editor’s note: The first sentence in this post has been corrected. An editing error included the statement that preliminary research showed that onset for Parkinson’s in women begins earlier. That...
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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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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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A Leader in Parkinson’s Research

April 25, 2012
If you were facing a daunting diagnosis you would want the news to come from someone like Dr. J. William Langston. Engaged and intelligent, he has the kind of optimism you don’t expect from a physician who has spent decades working to unravel the complexities of Parkinson’s disease. Langston, who was recently honored with a prestigious award for his contributions to Parkinson's research, stopped by our office to talk about the state of the science of Parkinson’s and share a little about his career in the process.
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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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