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Emory receives NINDS grant for biomarker research on Parkinson's - News-Medical.net

Emory receives NINDS grant for biomarker research on Parkinson's
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Some exciting news coming out of my alma mater, Emory University.  The goal of this research is to "achieve a better prognosis for patients by identifying neuro-degeneration earlier", according to F. DuBois Bowman, PhD, the leader of the grant initiative.

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Personalized Medicine for Parkinson's Disease - Kansas City infoZine

Personalized Medicine for Parkinson's Disease:Study Shows Cells from Different Patients Have Unique Drug Responses.

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation and The Kinetics Foundation Collaborate on Search for Parkinson's Biomarker

"NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced that it is partnering with The Kinetics Foundation to measure the impact of an innovative computer-based device, called the Objective Parkinson's Disease Measurement System (OPDM), and how it might help to better measure specific motor characteristics of Parkinson's disease (PD).

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Genome Technology Accelerates Parkinson’s Biomarker

Genome Technology Accelerates Parkinson’s Biomarker | Biomarkers and Personalized Medicine | Scoop.it
Knome announced that its services aided in the discovery of a mutation associated with an inherited form of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
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Personalized medicine closer to reality - Update on Parkinson's Disease - Harvard Gazette

Personalized medicine closer to reality -  Update on Parkinson's Disease - Harvard Gazette | Biomarkers and Personalized Medicine | Scoop.it

"A nationwide consortium of scientists at 20 institutions, led by a principal faculty member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI), has used stem cells to take a major step toward developing personalized medicine to treat Parkinson’s disease."

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Technion Researchers Identify a Cluster of Five Genes in the Blood that Predict Parkinson's Disease

Technion Researchers Identify a Cluster of Five Genes in the Blood that Predict Parkinson's Disease | Biomarkers and Personalized Medicine | Scoop.it
Technion researchers from the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have identified five genes that predict Parkinson's disease, reports the scientific journal Molecular Neurodegeneration.
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Medical Minute 7-22: Predicting Dementia: A New Parkinson's Test

Parkinson's disease affects one in every 100 Americans over the age of 60. Along with its debilitating physical effects, many patients will develop mental decay.
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