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  • The high value of short-lived worms

    The high value of short-lived worms

    By Daniel Oppenheimer, College of Natural Sciences
    Published: Jan. 30, 2012

    Researchers have devised a simple test using dopamine-deficient worms for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinson’s disease.

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      Joana Segraves said on July 13, 2012 at 2:59 p.m.
      This is such a great read and brings hope to those who suffer from Parkinson's. Best of luck with with your research!
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      Halogen Oven said on Feb. 19, 2012 at 5:50 a.m.
      I never would have thought that worms would help in research for Parkinson's. I am glad you received the $3 million award for your research, please keep up the good work, worms seem a good substitute for mice. I like the photos too helps me picture what it is you are doing. Good Luck with your future research and keep us updated. Thanks Mark
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    Worms may hold the key to fighting Parkinson’s disease
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