Scientists find potential diagnostic tool, treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Scientists find potential diagnostic tool, treatment for Parkinson’s disease

In human cell cultures, countering a defect that appears to be nearly universal among patients with Parkinson’s disease prevents death in the cells whose loss causes the disease.

Investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine have pinpointed a molecular defect that seems almost universal among patients with Parkinson’s disease and those at a high risk of acquiring it.

Stanford Medicine – Scientists find potential diagnostic tool, treatment for Parkinson’s disease