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Parkinson’s Disease, new gene therapy successfully tested
Parkinson’s Disease, new gene therapy successfully tested
A new potential weapon to fight the toxic deposits that cause Parkinson’s disease has been developed by a team of Italian researchers, coordinated by Vania Broccoli, researcher at the Neuroscience Institute of the National Research Council (IN-CNR) in Milan and head of the research unit on Stem Cells and Neurogenesis of IRCCS San Raffaele hospital. The study has been recently published in the Molecular Therapy journal.
Ebola, University of Siena in the forefront of international research for a vaccine
Ebola, University of Siena in the forefront of international research for a vaccine
The heart of research for a vaccine against the Ebola is in the city of Siena, where a European project worth 15 million euro is about to be launched to test the immune response of a high number of adults and children to the VSV-ZEBOV vaccine, which is considered as one of the most promising vaccines against this virus globally.