Author Archives: Alexandra Andersson, PhD

Insights into Rare Disease May Lead to Novel Therapeutic Targets for Parkinson’s

The rare lysosomal storage disorder Krabbe’s disease is caused by an enzyme deficiency and has been found to have surprising similarities with neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. Establishing this connection can be a valuable tool for developing novel therapeutic targets and new biomarkers for identifying patients at risk for developing Parkinson’s.