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Parkinson’s disease patients get free lifetime access to 23andMe personal genome service.

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23andMe are offering free lifetime access to their personal genome service to people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease for their participation in their Parkinson’s disease research initiative.

Below is a promotional video for the project that highlights Muhammad Ali’s struggle with Parkinson’s disease and his participation in 23andMe’s research program. If you or someone you know has Parkinson’s disease, watch the video, check out the website, and explore your options for participation.Site Meter

Michelle Clement About the Author: Michelle Clement has a B.Sc. in zoology and a M.Sc. in organismal biology, both from The Ohio State University. Her thesis research was on the ecophysiology of epidermal lipids and water homeostasis in house sparrows. She now works as a technical editor for The American Chemical Society. Like this blog on Facebook. Follow on Twitter @physilology.

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