Rebecca Roberts and Steven Aukers
Increased technology within modern day science that the company 23andMe utilizes has made it easier to detect Parkinson’s Disease and other types of diseases just from a mouth swab. 23andMe is a biotechnology company that provides DNA tests with several health reports, one being Parkinson’s Disease. The test detects two specific genetic variants of Parkinson’s Disease and provides the consumers with a report of if they have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease.
Whittaker, Ryan; Tesone, Zoe; Grandrimo, John; Tobias, Benjamin; Snyder, Destyn; Goodlin, Reese; Patel, Prachi; Becker, Blake; Reuter, Emma; O'Malley, Aidan; and Conforti, Michael, "How Your Spit Can Determine Your Genetic Risk to Parkinson’s Disease" (2021). Biology Presentations. 25.
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Presented as part of the Ursinus College Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA) held April 22, 2021.
The downloadable .mp4 video file is a poster presentation with audio commentary with a run time of 18:17.