Swedish Biobank Promises to Help Unveil Genetics of Parkinson’s

Swedish Biobank Promises to Help Unveil Genetics of Parkinson’s

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Swedish Biobank Promises to Help Unveil Genetics of Parkinson’s

A new biobank in Sweden, containing blood samples from patients with Parkinson’s disease and age- and sex-matched healthy people — along with data regarding the individuals’ lifestyles and medical histories — may help researchers investigate the underlying mechanisms of the neurodegenerative disorder and find new treatments. The biobank is part of the Multipark strategic research area at Lund University, in Sweden, and is the outcome of a four-year effort. “I am convinced that many researchers…

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