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Michigan State University and Van Andel Research Institute Collaborate on Research to Slow the Progression of PD

(November 2, 2016) – Caryl Sortwell, a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Parkinson’s researcher and Jeff MacKeigan, a scientist at Van Andel Research Institute, are collaborating on research that could significantly slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. The focus of their collaboration is a drug called fasudil, which for 20 years has been used in Japan for treating blood vessel spasms in the brain. Read more

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