Blocking mitochondrial fission has potential as an effective treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
Plymouth University news: When a particular protein in mitochondrial fission is blocked it reduces both cell death and deficits in dopamine release in Parkinson’s Disease. The way is now open to use this as a treatment to reverse or cure the condition.
Plymouth Parkinson’s Service wins at national industry awards
A team led by Dr Camille Carroll won an award at the national UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network awards.
Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease research
University of Plymouth research: Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease research. International research group for in vivo and in vitro studies of neurodegeneration.
New technology to empower Parkinson’s patients
People with Parkinson’s could see their care transformed thanks to a new service involving wearable technology.
Study to investigate the role of proteins in dementia
Plymouth University news: Researchers at Plymouth University are to investigate the role of proteins in dementia, and to see how that role might be developed as a therapy, thanks to funding from dementia charity BRACE
Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease – research overview
Plymouth University research: Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease – research overview. Further information on our molecular, cellular and biomedical research into neurodegenerative disease.