Unblocking dopamine in the brain

…in his quest to understand the biology of dopamine, one of the chemical communication systems in the brain. The loss of dopamine-producing brain cells ultimately results in Parkinson’s disease. Currently,…

A new angle on basic Parkinson’s research

…cell release dopamine. Until now, most researchers have focused on dopamine released from the axon terminals – the buttons at the end of the brain cells that signal other neurons,…

2014-2016 Research Projects

dopamine from dopamine-replacement drugs and if the dopamine levels in this area of the brain are reduced, it may mean fewer involuntary movements. Halting hallucinations Dr. Philippe Huot, University of…