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BRINGING DOWN THE BARRIERS: THE LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH CONSORTIUM ON THE GENETICS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE (LARGE-PD)

BRINGING DOWN THE BARRIERS: THE LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH CONSORTIUM ON THE GENETICS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE (LARGE-PD)

There is no question that since the human genome was fully sequenced in 2003, genetic studies have allowed huge advances in the understanding of complex diseases. These studies have identified many genes that harbor both causal and risk-modifying variants, which has improved our understanding of […]

New technologies and an updated clinical diagnosis on the future of Parkinson’s disease

New technologies and an updated clinical diagnosis on the future of Parkinson’s disease

Dr. Ignacio Mata, discusses new technologies and an updated clinical diagnosis on the future of Parkinson’s disease. https://www.broadcastmed.com/neurology/7087/videos/an-update-in-parkinson-disease-genetics-applications-of-next-generation-sequencing-to-neurology    

Genetics & Parkinson’s Desease (video)

Genetics & Parkinson’s Desease (video)

Hot Topics Presenter Dr. Ignacio Mata (Spain) discusses his genetic testing study for Parkinson’s Disease at the 4th World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon.

Crossing Borders: Beyond Euro-centric medical research in Parkinson’s disease

Crossing Borders: Beyond Euro-centric medical research in Parkinson’s disease

repost from July 26, 2016 Research, Precision Medicine Photo: I. Mata* International genetic research, headed by the UW, aims to prevent widening disparities in future access to precision medicine-era treatment of Parkinson’s disease in the Latino population. (En Español) Ignacio Fernandez Mata has just returned home […]

LARGE-PD investigators receive prestigious Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Award

LARGE-PD investigators receive prestigious Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Award

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) announced back in June of 2016 their latest resesearch investments for a total of $4 Million dollars to solve, treat and end Parkinson’s Disease (PD). This year PDF’s increased investment in early-career scientists as illustrated through the new Stanley Fahn […]

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Each year, April is designated as Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

How can you get involved? Start by downloading our 2011 toolkit or browsing it using the links below.

What sort of ideas for awareness raising will you find in the toolkit? It can be as simple as sending an eCard to a friend, as festive as wearing PDF’s winning awareness month t-shirt design or as resourceful as contacting and working with your local media to highlight your personal story. Get started today.

 

For more information visit: http://www.pdf.org/en/parkinson_awareness