New Parkinson’s Treatment Target – Drp1 Protein Linked to Sense of Smell – Found in Rat Model, Study Reports

New Parkinson’s Treatment Target – Drp1 Protein Linked to Sense of Smell – Found in Rat Model, Study Reports
A new potential target for treating Parkinson’s, a protein named Drp1, has been identified using a rat model of the disease, a study reported. The target was found to play a central role in the underlying cause of the degeneration and inflammation of nerve cells in the olfactory bulb, the area responsible for the sense of smell. Losing the sense ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-26By Steve Bryson PhD