Will PARP inhibitors protect dopamine-making neurons in humans? These same drugs are currently undergoing clinical trials for breast, ovarian and colorectal cancer, and melanoma. There is reason to believe they may be helpful in Parkinson’s disease as well. Unfortunately, any clinical trials are a long way away.
- Description: “Researchers have brought new clarity to the picture of what goes awry in the brain during Parkinson’s disease and identified a compound that eases the disease’s symptoms in mice.“
- Source Link: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/08/scientists-find-biological-target-combating-parkinsons
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