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Scientists reveal new cell pathways involved in Parkinson’s disease

New cell pathways connected with defects in mitochondria
April 11, 2022

The discovery by an international research collaboration of new cell pathways connected with defects in mitochondria – the power source for cells – may hold clues for new drug treatments for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

University of the Sunshine Coast Professor of Pathophysiology Robert Harvey and investigators from the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, California Institute of Technology and the University of California have revealed new insights into the mechanism that causes mitochondria to split.

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