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Possible biomarker for progression of genetic Parkinson disease identified

Researchers at Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS have observed changes in the phosphorylation pattern of certain proteins associated with a mutation in the gene LRRK2, which may make it possible to detect the onset of the disease and monitor its course in carriers of the mutation.

From left to right, Eduard Tolosa, Mario Ezquerra, Rubén Fernández Santiago, Maria Josep Martí, Alicia Garrido and Cristina Malagelada.

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