Episode 64

Precision Pioneers EP 8: Chief Medical Officer at ESCAPE Bio, Dr Carrolee Barlow, on developing precision medicines for genetic forms of Parkinson’s disease


June 23rd, 2021

33 mins 36 secs

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About this Episode

How can precision medicine techniques be used to develop potential new treatments for genetic Parkinson’s disease? In the latest episode of our Precision Pioneers miniseries, Patrick speaks to Dr Carrolee Barlow, Chief Medical Officer at ESCAPE Bio, about the challenges of accessing genetic testing for Parkinson’s patients, how genetically guided treatments could help patients with the LRRK2 gene, and how new technologies such as wearable devices could help catch Parkinson’s cases at an earlier stage.