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Researchers perform first-ever clinical trial involving genetic screening for Parkinson’s disease

03:55 EDT 1 Sep 2017 | News-Medical.net

In the first ever clinical investigation involving genetic screening for Parkinson's disease, researchers are testing whether the presence of a specific genetic mutation identifies which patients are the best candidates for deep brain stimulation surgery, and whether neurologists should perform that procedure differently based on that genetic information.

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