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Dr. Barbara Waszczak devises intranasal gene therapy that focuses on underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease

“Parkinson’s is caused by the death of dopamine neu­rons in a key motor area of the brain called the sub­stantia nigra,” said Dr. Waszczak, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. If you want to treat PD at its roots, thenn you have to stop the death of these neural cells.

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