Latest Blog Posts Tagged "LRRK2"
May 07, 2018
Study finds people with IBD are more likely to develop Parkinson's, but taking a common therapy lowered risk. These findings may help screen for and treat PD.
December 02, 2016
A team from CalTech proposes a connection between gut bacteria, fatty acids, brain inflammation and Parkinson's symptoms.
June 13, 2014
A new study shows two avenues through which inhibiting the function of the protein LRRK2 may help treat people with Parkinson's, even those without a LRRK2 genetic mutation.
March 12, 2014
Biological commonalities between Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders could help researchers develop therapies that could apply across diagnostic barriers.
November 20, 2013
Every research project we fund is a step closer to new and better therapies for people with Parkinson's disease. Read about three exciting, newly funded grants.
August 15, 2013
A new series will hear from MJFF staff on the conferences they're attending and how they hope to contribute to and benefit from the experience. First up, Brian Fiske, PhD, MJFF Vice President.
January 03, 2013
A certain kind of Parkinson's disease, called vascular parkinsonism, is thought to be caused by small strokes in the part of the brain associated with the motor symptoms of PD (the basal ganglia).
September 06, 2012
New Study Linking League Players to Higher Risk of Death by Alzheimer's and ALS Released on Same Day
August 06, 2012
MJFF researchers warn against reading too much into studies reporting correlation of flu and Parkinson's disease.