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New findings by Columbia researchers Dritan Agalliu, PhD, and David Sulzer, PhD, are showing that what triggers initial gastrointestinal changes in Parkinson’s could be a misdirected immune attack
Hiral Shah, MD, assistant professor of neurology at CUMC, along with colleagues, and patients support group created a book for Black patients & their families written by the true experts: themselves
- March 30, 2022
“Getting genetic testing can be useful, but the information can be overwhelming or even misleading,” says neurologist Roy Alcalay, MD
Source:CUIMC NewsroomOctober 2, 2019
Inside the brain, Parkinson’s disease is a selective assassin. The disease targets dopamine-producing neurons in a small region deep inside the brain known as the substantia nigra compacta (SNc).