Researchers Identify New Gene Associated with Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia

Researchers Identify New Gene Associated with Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia
Mutations in the LRP10 gene are associated with the development of neurodegenerative diseases with Lewy bodies formation, such as Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson’s dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies, according to a recent study. The study, “LRP10 genetic variants in familial Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies: a genome-wide linkage and sequencing study,” was published in The Lancet Neurology. Abnormal deposits of ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-06-13By Marta Figueiredo