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22 Jul '15

Team Led by McLean Hospital Researcher Uncovers Potential Parkinson’s Treatment

Kwang-Soo Kim, PhD, director of McLean Hospital’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, along with collaborative teams from Brandeis University and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, recently announced the findings of a multi-year research project that shows that existing anti-malaria drugs may have the ability to treat Parkinson's disease. This study was published in a recent issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) online.

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