Discovery of Genetic ‘Switch’ Could Prevent Symptoms of PD

Discovery of Genetic ‘Switch’ Could Prevent Symptoms of PD
A genetic 'switch' has been discovered by MRC researchers at the University of Leicester which could help to prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). The team discovered that a gene called ATF4 plays a key role in PD, acting as a 'switch' for genes that control mitochondrial metabolism for neuron health. If mitochondrial metabolism is affected, the neurons ... read more
Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2017-02-21