[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Kathy Wallis
519-661-2111 x81136
University of Western Ontario

Research Reveals New Therapeutic Target for Huntington's and Parkinson's Disease

Loading video...

Caption: Stephen Ferguson, Ph.D., a scientist at Western University's Robarts Research Institute found a definite improvement in motor behaviours in a Huntington's disease mouse model when one of the major neurotransmitters in the brain, called Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 was deleted.

Credit: Western University

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Research reveals new therapeutic target for Huntington's disease

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]