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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Parkinson's Disease Protein Causes Disease Spread and Neuron Death in Healthy Animals

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Caption: Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been able to piece together important steps in how Parkinsonís disease (PD) spreads from cell to cell and leads to nerve cell death.

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