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Denham group at DANDRITE and colleague researchers have developed a new stem cell line (DANi-011A) from a Parkinson’s disease (PD) patient carrying a LRRK2 p.G2019S mutation that is identified in inherited and sporadic cases of PD. The established cell line enables in vitro modelling of PD and the development of potential treatment strategies for neurodegenerative disorders.
The partnership nodes are committed to providing a safe work environment for their staff. New measures and activities are taken into action by the Nordic EMBL Partnership in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak.
A new article from NCMM’s chemical neuroscience group published in Epilepsia sheds light on the early mechanisms underlying seizure onset in Dravet syndrome, a severe and devastating type of epilepsy that occurs in children and infants.