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New publication from Poul Henning Jensen's group - DJ-1 interactions with α-synuclein attenuate aggregation and cellular toxicity in models of Parkinson's disease

2014.06.27 | Research news

Alpha-synuclein and DJ-1 are key players in Parkinson disease possessing opposing effects with alpha-synuclein harming and DJ-1 protecting cells. We found that DJ-1 directly interact with alpha-synuclein thereby attenuating its toxic effect. The study is in collaboration with University Medical Center Göttingen and University of Leicester.

Growing pains in the brain's reward system can lead to ADHD

2014.06.27 | Research news

New research from Anders Nykjær's group at Aarhus University and one of the world's leading hospitals contributes to the understanding of ADHD. Experiments on mice show how the incorrect branching of nerve cells in the brain’s reward system leads to behavioural disorders.

New publication - SorCS2 Regulates Dopaminergic Wiring and Is Processed into an Apoptotic Two-Chain Receptor in Peripheral Glia

2014.06.13 | Research news

New publication from Anders Nykjær's group in collaboration with the private American hospital The Mayo Clinic published in the journal Neuron. The new research findings increase our understanding of why the neuropsychiatric disorder ADHD occurs in the brain.

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