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Parkinson's Disease : Neurobiology and Therapeutic Strategies

Life Science Posters

Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. The pathological hallmark of PD is an accumulation of α-synuclein in intraneuronal Lewy bodies and neurites. Degeneration of both dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic pathways lead to a combination of motor and non-motor symptoms.

This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.

Parkinson's disease research poster, neurobiology, environmental and genetic factors, therapeutic strategies