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
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.