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Genetic Testing for Parkinson’s Disease through PD GENEration

Virtual ( Zoom )
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Free
Lab scientist working with genetic tests

Wellness Wednesday

A genetic (inherited) factor that significantly contributes to the risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be found in about 15% of people with PD. In most cases, people get PD due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors that vary considerably between different people with PD. Join us to learn more about the importance of genetic testing for Parkinson’s and how genetics can lead to better therapies to treat PD.

Speaker

David K. Simon, MD PhD
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

This is a virtual program, taking place live, using the online Zoom platform. Instructions on joining the webinar are provided after registering.

PD Health @ Home is presented by the Light of Day Foundation, whose generosity has made this programming possible.

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