Shake It Up Australia Foundation funds first research grant for Parkinsons.mp4 – Video

Posted: June 1, 2012 at 2:14 am



30-05-2012 20:45 Shake It Up Australia and The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) today announced the first of up to $3 million worth of Australian research grants to help find a cure for Parkinson's disease. The research will explore the potential link between the immune system and the gene LRRK2 in people with Parkinson's disease. Scientists believe mutations in this protein could be the most common hereditary genetic cause of PD identified to date. World-leading Sydney medical researcher Prof Glenda Halliday and her co-researcher, Dr Nic Dzamko have been awarded $150000 to study how immune cells detect and respond to inflammatory stimuli and whether LRRK2 is involved.

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