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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"Protein Seeds as Pathogens: Prion diseases and protein-like features of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and related diseases."
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
3:00 — 4:00pm
Smilow Center, Rubenstein Auditorium
University of Pennsylvania
Byron Caughey, PhD
Senior Investigator, Rocky Mountain Laboratories,
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
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