Key Eligibility Criteria: have NOT been diagnosed with PD, do NOT have a first degree relative with PD, age: 30+ years old OR have NOT been diagnosed with PD, have a first degree relative with PD, age: 60+ years old.
Purpose: to understand how the brain makes different facial expressionsusing
high speed videography, learn more about how neurological disorders may
impact a person’s facial movements and expressions, and develop the
groundwork for a diagnostic tool that would detect differences between a
person’s facial movements/expressions and their emotions.
Timeline: one study visit that will last approximately one hour.
Purpose: to learn more about the underlying causes of diabetic neuropathy by looking for the presence of abnormal molecules in the blood and skin and comparing them in people with and without Type 2 Diabetes.
Procedures: blood draw, skin biopsy, neurological and physical exam.
Timeline: 2 study visits which will occur within 30 days of each other.
Key Eligibility Criteria: age: 45-65 years old, have NOT been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D).