The DNA study of Parkinson’s

I came across an interesting article in “The Science of Parkinson’s Disease” publication posted by Simon from the University of Cambridge (UK):
23andMe and The Michael J Fox Foundation have joined forces for the “Fox Insight Genetic Sub-Study powered by 23andMe,” using DNA data from PD patients. The researchers are analyzing DNA data from Parkinson’s patients that could have a possible influence in the development of Parkinson’s disease. 23andMe has the world’s largest genetic study of Parkinson’s disease (PD), now more than 11,000 participants strong.
Previously I did my DNA analysis with 23andMe, and was so impressed by this initiative that I registered to participate in this Fox Insight study.
If you are Parkinson’s patient you can help in this Fox Insight research study by registering at: If you do enroll and have not previously provided DNA sample, you will have an option to access 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service at no cost, and receive a complementary genetic counseling on PD associated genes included in that report. Please share this article with anyone you know with Parkinson’s.
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