Research in Patrik Brundin’s laboratory focuses on pathogenetic mechanisms and pharmacological treatment in cell and animal models of Parkinson’s disease. The group’s mission is to understand neurodegenerative diseases and develop new therapies that are of benefit to patients and their caregivers.
The incidence of Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonism increased significantly in 30 years from 1976 to 2005, Mayo Clinic researchers report today in a study in JAMA Neurology. This trend was noted in particular for men age 70 and older. mayocl.in/28Jvnxe