Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of TPH2 and 5HT Neuronal Loss in Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson's|
Donald M. Kuhn
||Allen Park, MI
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|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Project Summary/Abstract Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's disease and affects about 1% of the population aged 65 and older. It is often thought of as a condition that selectively targets the dopamine (DA) neuronal system for destruction, giving rise to the well-known motor deficits of tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural instability. The first-line pharmacological treatment for PD is L-DOPA, which is intended to replenish brai...
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