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2010-10-19 11:26:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced today that enrollment has begun in a new double-blind sham surgery-controlled Phase 2b study evaluating CERE-120 in Parkinson's disease patients.

2010-08-24 14:03:37

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that using specific drugs can protect nerve cells in mice from the lethal effects of Parkinson’s disease.

2010-07-01 12:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has awarded research teams at eight biotech and pharmaceutical companies a total of $3 million for pre-clinical Parkinson's drug development projects.

2009-06-23 10:37:44

The classic symptoms of Parkinson's disease involve tremor, stiffness and slow movements. Over the last decade, neurologists have been paying greater attention to non-motor symptoms, such as digestive and sleep problems, loss of sense of smell and depression.

2009-05-05 12:22:38

Scientists have identified a protein that appears not only to be central to the process that causes Parkinson's disease but could also play a role in muting the high from methamphetamine and other addictive drugs.

2009-05-01 08:33:36

Scientists have identified a protein that appears not only to be central to the process that causes Parkinson's disease but could also play a role in muting the high from methamphetamine and other addictive drugs.

2009-02-09 09:24:13

If results of a new study conducted in mice can be applied to people, Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions may have met their match.

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2008-05-15 09:44:00

Studies with non-human primates have made major contributions to our understanding of the brain and will continue to be an important, if small, part of neuroscience research, according to a recent review published in the British medical journal, The Lancet.


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