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.
Groundbreaking laboratory services launch in Plymouth
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University launches its Systems Biology Centre, a laboratory which analyses the very molecules of life for research into marine biology, Ebola, cancer, neuro diseases, bovine TB and Down’s Syndrome
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