• Study unravels new insights into a Parkinson's disease protein

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    The new study explores alpha-synuclein's basic properties, with a focus on a section of the protein known as the non-amyloidal component. The research was done on fruit fly larvae that were genetically engineered to produce both normal and mutated forms of human alpha-synuclein.
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  • Progress in unraveling the mystery of the genomics of Parkinson's disease

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    The International Parkinson Disease Genomics Consortium has now been in existence for ten years. The consortium now reviews the progress made over the past decade in the genomics of Parkinson's disease and related disorders including Lewy body diseases, progressive supranuclear palsy, and multiple system atrophy and looks ahead at its future direction and research priorities.
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