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Farming & Movement Evaluation Study (FAME)

Farming & Movement Evaluation Study (FAME)

The Farming & Movement Evaluation (FAME) Study generated data that the Epidemiology Branch and its collaborators published in a peer-reviewed journal article. To find out more about the study, please click the following links to journal article and abstract.


  1. Goldman SM, Kamel F, Ross GW, Jelell SA, Bhudhikanok GS, Umbach D, Marras C, Hauser RA, Jankovic J, Factor SA, Bressman S, Lyons KE, Meng C, Korell M, Roucoux DF, Hoppin JA, Sandler DP, Langston JW, Tanner CM. Head injury, alpha-synuclein Rep1 and Parkinson's disease. Annals of neurology 2012 71(1):40-8.[Abstract ]
  2. Goldman SM, Kamel F, Ross GW, Bhudhikanok GS, Hoppin JA, Korell M, Marras C, Meng C, Umbach DM, Kasten M, Chade AR, Comyns K, Richards MB, Sandler DP, Blair A, Langston JW, Tanner CM. Genetic modification of the association of paraquat and Parkinson's disease. Movement disorders 27(13):1652-8, 2012. [Abstract ]


  1. Tanner CM, Kamel F, Ross GW , Hoppin JA , Goldman SM, Korell M, Marras C, Bhudhikanok GS, Kasten M, Chade A, Comyns K, Richards M, Meng C, Priestley B, Fernandez HH, Cambi F, Umbach DM, Blair A, Sandler DP, Langston JW. Rotenone, Paraquat and Parkinson's Disease. Environmental health perspectives 119(6):866-872, 2011.[Abstract ]
  2. McGuire V, Van Den Eeden SK, Tanner CM, Kamel F, Umbach DM, Marder K, Mayeux R, Ritz B, Ross GW, Petrovitch H, Topol B, Popat RA, Wahner A, Southwick A, Myers RM, Nelson LM.  Association of DRD2 and DRD3 Dopamine receptor genetic variants with Parkinson’s disease in a multiethnic consortium.  J Neurol Sci 307:22-29, 2011.[Abstract ]


  1. Kamel F, Tanner CM, Umbach DM, Hoppin JA, Alavanja MCR, Blair A, Comyns K, Goldman SM, Korell M, Langston JW, Ross GW, Sandler DP. Pesticide exposure and self-reported Parkinson’s disease in the Agricultural Health Study. Amer J Epidemiol 165(4): 364-74, 2007.[Abstract ]

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