Senses Related to Smell May Be Predictor of Parkinson’s

Senses Related to Smell May Be Predictor of Parkinson’s

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Senses Related to Smell May Be Predictor of Parkinson’s

A chemical sense related to smell, called the trigeminal system, may help researchers understand which people who lose their sense of smell will later develop Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson Canada is supporting this research through a $45,000, yearlong grant, given to Johannes Frasnelli, PhD, of l’Université de Québec á Trois-Rivières, in Canada. Frasnelli’s research career has focused on how understanding smell improves understanding of how the brain works. “I want to know to what extent looking…

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