Published in Pharma Law Weekly, January 12th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Neuroscience Letters, "Genetic analysis of early onset Parkinson disease (PD) has indicated that the mutation DJ-1 gene is one cause of autosomal recessive PD. Its role in the development of late onset PD and other Lewy body associated disorders such as dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is however unknown. We have therefore determined the influence of a common polymorphism in the DJ-1 gene that shows strong linkage disequilibrium with other DJ-1 polymorphisms, in late onset PD and DLB."
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