Defective glial cells linked to Parkinson’s disease

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The team led by Antonella Consiglio, researcher at IBUB and IDIBELL and Àngel Raya, from CMR[B]-IDIBELL, have published the results of a study linking defective variants of human glial cells known as astrocytes with a build-up of a toxic protein, which is one of the hallmarks of Parkinson’s Disease.
The study was published in the journal Stem Cell Reports.
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https://www.ub.edu/web/ub/en/menu_eines/noticies/2019/01/008.html

From left to right,
Irene Fernández, Carles Calatayud, Antonella Consiglio, Meritxell Pons