Clinical Genetic Testing For Parkinson’s Disease: What, When And How

Date/Time: Friday, October 9, 2020 - 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Track: Interactive Workshop
Log in to Add to My Schedule


This program will provide an update of the common PD related genetic mutations and focus on the implications of recent discoveries on patient clinical care and clinical research. Specifically the program will cover the currently existing mechanisms for genotyping of PD patients (including direct to consumer, research and commercial testing) and discuss role of genetic counseling. Ethical issues surrounding genetic testing of the PD manifest and at risk individuals will be discussed.

Clinical Genetic Testing for Parkinson's Disease: What, When and How

Counseling and Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing for People with PD and their Family Members

Overview of PD Genetics: Common Mutations, Variance in Geographic Prevalence and Penetrance