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Parkinsons protein to head into space

Parkinson’s protein to take a trip into space

July 23,2017

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has partnered with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to send key Parkinson’s protein LRRK2 to the International Space Station for growth under microgravity conditions. “We’re thrilled that PD research has been…

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Parkinson's research

Update on Alpha-synuclein Therapies in Clinical Trials

July 17,2017

Last week biotech Prothena announced the first participant has enrolled in its PASADENA study, a Phase II trial of its anti-alpha-synuclein antibody therapy. Five companies have therapies in clinical trials targeting alpha-synuclein, the protein that clumps in the cells of people with…

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