December 2018 archive

Duke trio shares $1 million award to understand genetic roots of Parkinson’s disease

La Spada Calakos Eorglu

Three Duke researchers have received a grant of more than $1 million to study the role of astrocytes–common, star-shaped support cells within the brain–in the development of Parkinson’s disease. The award is part of more than $52 million in funding being given by the Chan Zuckerburg Initiative (CZI), which brings together experimental scientists from a …

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