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These blog posts explore GP2’s work in further understanding the genetic architecture of Parkinson’s disease.

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  • What is Compliance and Why is it Important?

    By GP2 Operations and Compliance Working Group | Research Operations |

    Members of the GP2 Operations and Compliance working group provide an overview of what compliance is and why it is important in GP2.

  • Understanding GWAS

    By GP2 Complex Disease Data Analysis Working Group | Complex disease genetics |

    Members of the GP2 Complex Disease Data Analysis working group provide an overview of Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS), including statistical formulae, workflows, and examples from the most recent Parkinson’s disease GWAS.

  • Parkinson’s Disease Genetics: Cause, Risk, or Protection?

    By Christine Klein | Monogenic disease genetics |

    Christine Klein leads the GP2 Monogenic Hub. In this post Christine shares how her interest in Parkinson’s disease genetics was sparked, which genes have been discovered so far, and the questions which are still to be answered.

  • Decoding the Aliens Within

    By Benjamin Stecher | Patient involvement, Research communication |

    GP2 aims to identify novel disease-causing genes and mutations. Benjamin Stecher outlines his hopes for GP2, as we delve into the unknown and build a foundation of knowledge from which new therapies may come.

  • Open Science Opens Doors

    By Bradford Casey | GP2 Values |

    In GP2, underlying data, analytical processes, and results will be made available to the research community as quickly as possible, with minimal barriers to access and use. The latest blog post by Bradford Casey highlights the value and importance of open science.

  • A letter to the patient community from Randy Schekman, ASAP Scientific Director

    By Randy Schekman and Benjamin Stecher | GP2 Values |

    ASAP Scientific Director, Randy Schekman, expresses his personal and professional connection with Parkinson's disease in a letter to the patient community, shared by patient advocate Benjamin Stecher.