We are starting to put together the next PARKINSON'S MOVEMENT webinar. Our subject is the genetics of PD and we will look at those genes which make people more or less likely to get PD or to have a more aggressive or benign form.
Current thinking suggests a genetic component in 5-10% of cases.
In the webinar, we also want to look at the ethics and consequences of testing. How do you decide whether to be tested? what do you do with the answer? Do you tell your kids? Do they ask? Does/did it help to know?
We really would like your thoughts on this.