Published in Pain and Central Nervous System Week, November 18th, 2002
The finding may help reveal why some diseases, like Huntington, Alzheimer and Parkinson, destroy some brain cells while sparing others.
"For all practical purposes this is Huntington's disease, yet it's caused by a different mutation on a completely different chromosome," said Russell L. Margolis, MD, associate professor of Psychiatry at Hopkins and director of the Laboratory of Genetic Neurobiology.
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