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Our work was featured on CNNEspanol

Our work was featured on CNNEspanol

¿Existe la posibilidad de que los latinos padezcan un tipo de Parkinson genéticamente diferente al resto de las razas? Y si esto fuese así, ¿cuáles serían las implicaciones? Ignacio Fernandez Mata, director del Consorcio Latinoamericano para el Estudio de la Genética del Parkinson, responde a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]