Using skin cells to tell us more about Parkinsons


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A very interesting day it turned out to be with this visit to Sheffield on the 11-07-2012.Dr. Oliver Bland and his team greeted our Parkinsons uk team with entuhsiacted hopes for the future. Progressing of finding a pathway for early diagnosis and therefore early treatment for Parkinsons.It was estimated that the older a human being gets the more chance of developing Parkinsons.Therefore early symptoms, diagnosis and treatment was accentual.A novel model being used was zebra fish
It is a fact that LRRK2 gene is the most common gene associated with Parkinsons to make the LRRK2 protein.This can cause the death of nerve cells.
The visit itself was most interesting and food and refreshments were laid on. A most interesting visit was made to the labs was very interesting.