Dear Terri ,
We have some exciting news to share. Boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, has joined 23andMe in our efforts to power genetic research in Parkinson's disease. In this brief inspirational video, Muhammad and Lonnie Ali encourage people with Parkinson's disease to participate in 23andMe's research efforts.
Watch the Video
Over 6,700 people are already a part of our Parkinson's Research Community. The closer we get to 10,000, the closer we get to a cure.
Help us make this video viral! Please share with your Parkinson's network through email, Facebook and Twitter.
The video premiered at Muhammad Ali's 70th Birthday Gala this past weekend to a rapt audience. If you would like the see the entire Gala, including a brief version of the 23andMe video, it will be aired on ABC on 2/25 at 4pm ET, 2pm PT.
We were so moved by our experiences with the Alis that we wrote about our encounter in our blog, "The Spittoon." Also included are personal, exclusive excerpts from our interview with Lonnie Ali about Muhammad's Parkinson's and their contribution to research.
Read the Blog spittoon.23andme.com/2012/0...
There is strength in numbers, and we are grateful to have your hand in this fight.
Emily Drabant, Ph.D.
Parkinson's Research Project Manager