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Scientists make a big leap on mini-brain research

Scientists make a big leap on mini-brain research

Researchers discover surprising mismatch on either side of dopaminergic synapses

Researchers discover surprising mismatch on either side of dopaminergic synapses

Scientists use Sanger sequencing to conduct detailed genetic screening of PD patients

Scientists use Sanger sequencing to conduct detailed genetic screening of PD patients

Scientists discover link between two genes involved in PD and autoimmune diseases

Scientists discover link between two genes involved in PD and autoimmune diseases

Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's disease

Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's disease

New UCLA study reveals strategy to fight against pesticide-associated Parkinson’s disease

New UCLA study reveals strategy to fight against pesticide-associated Parkinson’s disease

Metabolite of oral DMF drug for multiple sclerosis appears to slow onset of Parkinson's disease

Metabolite of oral DMF drug for multiple sclerosis appears to slow onset of Parkinson's disease

Myricitrin may play role in preventing neuronal degeneration in Parkinson's disease

Myricitrin may play role in preventing neuronal degeneration in Parkinson's disease

Buck researchers identify new, potential drug targets for sporadic PD

Buck researchers identify new, potential drug targets for sporadic PD

Many biomarkers for PD fail to inform on progression

Many biomarkers for PD fail to inform on progression

Brain chemical dopamine plays key role in representing or encoding movement

Brain chemical dopamine plays key role in representing or encoding movement

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Heavy marijuana use may lead to lower dopamine release in the brain

Heavy marijuana use may lead to lower dopamine release in the brain

Rosacea linked to Parkinson's disease risk

Rosacea linked to Parkinson's disease risk

Sweet foods invoke different brain circuits

Sweet foods invoke different brain circuits

Scientists develop new optical technique to observe neurotransmitter activity of individual synapses

Scientists develop new optical technique to observe neurotransmitter activity of individual synapses

Regrowing dopaminergic neurons may lead to new therapy for Parkinson's disease

Regrowing dopaminergic neurons may lead to new therapy for Parkinson's disease

Researchers report first-ever link between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

Researchers report first-ever link between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

Anticholinesterase offers a ‘steadying hand’ to PD patients

Anticholinesterase offers a ‘steadying hand’ to PD patients

UB researchers develop a way to ramp up conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons

UB researchers develop a way to ramp up conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons