Basic Science of Parkinson’s Disease

2018-03-21T19:16:28+00:00By |Categories: About Parkinson's Disease, Intermediate & Advanced PD|Tags: |

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by cell (neuronal) death of dopamine producing cells. The area in the brain with the most substantial degeneration is called the substantia nigra, which is  one of the main sources of dopamine for the brain. When Parkinson’s motor symptoms arise, at least 50% of the neurons in the [...]