Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

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U. of P. Researchers Make Parkinson’s Disease Breakthrough

Local researchers have announced a major discovery in the study of Parkinson’s disease.


(John Robinson, autopsy coordinator at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, shows a human brain to Mastery Charter School students.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research — Brains And All

Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.