NIH scientists find six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s
Study shows power of combining big data analysis with cutting-edge genomic techniques
Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson’s disease, including six that had not been previously reported. The study, published in Nature Genetics, was partially funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by scientists working in NIH laboratories.
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