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Parallel Session 3407

From Genes to Precision Medicine in Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, September 29, 2024
15:00 - 17:00 | Meeting Room 103 AB, Ground Level
Clinical, Translational

In this session, the faculty will present international efforts to identify novel genes and the role of genetics in understanding pathophysiology and applying precision medicine in Parkinson’s disease.

Roy Alcalay, Israel
Niccolo Mencacci, USA


The Role of Global International Consortia
Njideka Okubadejo, Nigeria

Molecular Pathophysiology: Lessons from Genetics
Lena Burbulla, Germany

Precision Medicine: The Role of Genetics
Gian Pal, USA

CSPC Liaisons:
Niccolo Mencacci, United States

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Recognize the role of international consortia to understand the genetic architecture of Parkinson’s disease
  2. Describe the role of genetics in identifying molecular mechanisms and novel treatment targets
  3. Appreciate how patient-specific genetic data is guiding therapeutic strategies and drug development

Recommended Audience
Fellow / Resident / Student
Researcher / Basic Science

Education Level
Experienced / Intermediate
Expert / Advanced

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