The Next Frontier of Precision Medicine: Parkinson's Disease
Penn Medicine launched first-of-its-kind Parkinson's disease initiative to advance research and treatment
Precision medicine allows physicians to provide the most tailored diagnostic tools and treatments for patients. By knowing the nature of a disease with molecular-level accuracy, doctors can treat that root cause. Penn Medicine uses precision medicine to treat a wide variety of disorders, ranging from preterm birth to cancer to cardiovascular disease. With the newly-launched Molecular Integration in Neurological Diagnosis (MIND) Initiative, Penn is bringing the power of precision medicine to Parkinson’s disease research.
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Bonnie B. Blomberg, PhD
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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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THE SCIENCE OF AGING NEWSLETTER
In this issue:
- Penn Medicine's 7th Annual 5K for the IOA & Memory Mile Walk
- Meet Lisa Walke, New Chief of Geriatrics at Penn Medicine
… and more!
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