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You're Invited to a PD ExpertBriefing: What's New in Genetics and Parkinson's?

"Each new gene and the story the genes tell together are providing the most remarkable molecular insights into what is happening in Parkinson's disease," says Matthew Farrer, Ph.D.

What do genetic discoveries mean for you, your family and future Parkinson's therapies? Find out by joining PDF and Dr. Farrer for a one-hour PD ExpertBriefing discussing the topic.


PD ExpertBriefing: What is New in Genetics and Parkinson's?

What: Dr. Farrer will discuss the latest findings in genetic research for Parkinson's, what these findings tell us about risk for developing Parkinson's, and how the study of genetics could impact the development of new treatments.

When: Tuesday, September 25 at 1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

Where: Online or by phone

Who: Parkinson's Disease Foundation, joined by Matthew Farrer, Ph.D., of the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada.

How to Attend: View this PD ExpertBriefing by computer or listen in by phone.  To join by computer, sign up now and you will receive tips for preparing your computer for the LIVE seminar. If you choose this option, you can listen in through your computer’s speakers or by phone (using a toll-free number provided at registration). You will also be able to submit questions to our faculty during the second half of the seminar. To join by phone only, sign up now and you will receive a unique toll-free number and pass code to use the day of the event. If you choose this option, you will receive the slide presentation by mail.
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