Parkinson’s Foundation Strives for More Latino Inclusion in Genetic Testing Initiative

Parkinson’s Foundation Strives for More Latino Inclusion in Genetic Testing Initiative

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Parkinson’s Foundation Strives for More Latino Inclusion in Genetic Testing Initiative

To better understand how Parkinson’s disease affects minorities, the Parkinson’s Foundation is aiming to increase participation of this patient population, and particularly that of Latinos, in its PD GENEration genetic testing program. Doctors don’t yet have a clear picture of how Parkinson’s uniquely affects the Latino community, so it’s important for them to be able to study how the disease manifests in Latinos, what mutations they are more prone to, and how environmental factors may…

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