Building Hope – The Michael J. Fox Foundation
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At The Michael J. Fox Foundation in New York, Brian Fiske heads a research team working to uncover new insights into Parkinson’s disease. The degenerative neurological disorder strikes one in every 100 people over the age of 60. As Parkinson’s has no clear biomarker, geneticists and neuroscientists like Fiske rely on collaborative tools and shared data to further their understanding of the disease. The MetaCore™ database is foundational to exploration of LRRK2—a promising effort in their search for a cure. Fiske and his colleagues are building hope for a future free from Parkinson’s.
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