gba study

Parkinson's GBA genetic study

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Learn more about the Parkinson's disease study specifically targeting the GBA gene!
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New tool may help researchers predict cognitive decline with Parkinson's disease

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A new tool from researchers at Harvard Medical School may allow investigators to predict cognitive decline in people with Parkinson's disease (PD), which could help design clinical trials and test new therapies. The tool uses an algorithm combining varied personal details -- age at onset, baseline score on the Mini Mental State Examination, years of education, motor exam score, sex, depression, and GBA mutation status.

Mutations in GBA gene linked to Parkinson's cognitive decline

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As we learn more about genetic connections to Parkinson's…
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Sans synuclein tetramers, mice mimic Parkinson’s disease

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A new model of Parkinson’s disease re-creates key features…
predicting the future
Dennis Selkoe

Dennis Selkoe, M.D.
Vincent and Stella Coates Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School

David Walt

David Walt, Ph.D.
Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Biologically-Inspired Engineering
Harvard Medical School

Trond Riise

Trond Riise, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care
University of Bergen

Tracy Young Pearse

Tracy Young-Pearse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ulf Dettmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School