The Parkinson’s Institute

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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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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23andMe Parkinson’s Research Initiative Progress Update

January 26, 2010
By Nick Eriksson, 23andMe Principal Scientist, and Lizzie Dorfman, Parkinson’s Research Project Manager Less than a year ago we announced the launch of the 23andMe Parkinson’s Research Initiative. Since then,...
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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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