September 8, 2011

Mayo Clinic research discovers gene responsible for Parkinson’s


Research spearheaded at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic Latest from The Business Journals Shands closes transplant program; Florida Hospital fills gapHealth care market is open to reformUCSF Medical Center, Stanford Hospital and 12 other top hospitals win kudos for LGBT “health care equality” Follow this company Florida in Jacksonville has identified a new genetic cause of inherited Parkinson’s disease…“This gene is unlike others that have been found to cause Parkinson’s disease in that it controls the levels of proteins that help a cell to cope with different forms of stress, such as those routinely found in aging cells,” says Justus C. Dachsel, a Mayo neuroscientist who is the study’s co-lead investigator.

Jacksonville Business Journal, Ashley Kritzer, 9/8/11

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