Monthly Archives: May 2015

5 reasons why Engrailed-1 mice are a great model to study Parkinson’s disease and test new therapies

The key features of Parkinson’s disease (PD) include slow progressive retrograde degeneration of substantia nigra dopaminergic neurons, motor and non-motor deficits, and protein aggregation. Though, none of the existing rodent PD models – both toxin-based and genetic – demonstrate all … Read more »