Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Analysis of Olfactory Dysfunction for Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease|
Robert A. Clark
||San Antonio, TX
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2021 -
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More than one million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease (PD), of whom at least 80,000 are Veterans. Although PD is currently diagnosed on the basis of motor signs, these manifestations are preceded by a period that lasts several years to decades, in which neurodegeneration spreads to many brain regions. The earlier we can detect PD, the longer the window of opportunity to treat it before disabling symptoms appear. Learning how to prevent disabling symptoms will require identifying marker...
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