Parkinson’s News Today: Neuronal changes seen in Parkinson’s mouse model before disease symptoms

University of Texas Health Science Center researchers have identified physiologic changes in dopamine neurons in a key animal model of Parkinson’s known to display disease symptoms, the MitoPark mouse model. The dopamine changes in the mice, however, clearly came before any symptoms appeared — findings that may lead to earlier identification of  Parkinson’s in people, and the start of disease treatments before irreparable damage is done.

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