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In 1992, Haydeh Payami was a professor at Oregon Health and Science University when one of her undergraduate students asked to begin a project examining the genetics of Parkinson's disease. At the time, research on the neuro-degenerative disease was focused primarily on the environmental effects that appear to play a role in its development and progression. In the early 1990s, little attention had been paid to the possibility that genetic polymorphisms could affect an individual's susceptibility to the disease.

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