February 12, 2013

Mayo gets $7 million grant for Parkinson’s study

By Logan Lafferty

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville has received a five-year, $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its study of the genetic causes of Parkinson’s disease. As the genetic keys are found, those with a greater likelihood of developing the disease can take steps to reduce the chances, said Dennis Dickson, a neuropathologist and the center’s director.


Florida Times-Union by Roger Bull

Tags: Dr. Dennis Dickson, Finanical, Florida Times-Union, genetic keys, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, money grant, National institutes of Health, Neurology, parkinson's disease, Research

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