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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 20, 2002
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Jennifer Wacker
Topic: Recent Developments in Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

References:

  1. Deniz Kirik, Biljana Georgievska, Corinna Burger, Christian Winkler, Nicholas Muzyczka, Ronald J. Mandel, and Anders Bjorklund. Reversal of motor impairments in parkinsonian rats by continuous intrastriatal delivery of L-dopa using rAAV-mediated gene transfer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. April 2002; 99(7): 4708-4713.

  2. Jia Luo, Michael G. Kaplitt, Helen L. Fitzsimons, David S. Zuzga, Yuhong Liu, Michael L. Oshinsky, and Matthew J. During. Subthalamic GAD gene therapy in a Parkinson's disease rat model. Science. October 11, 2002; 298: 425-429.

Reviews:
  1. Fabio Blandini, Giuseppe Nappi, Cristina Tassorelli and Emilia Martignoni. Functional changes of the basal ganglia circuitry in Parkinson's disease. Progress in Neurobiology. September 2000; 62(1): 63-88.

  2. Ron Tintner and Joseph Jankovic. Treatment Options for Parkinson's Disease. Current Opinion in Neurology. August 2002; 15(4): 467-476.

  3. Barkur S. Shastry. Parkinson disease: etiology, pathogenesis and the future of gene therapy. Neuroscience Research. 2001 September; 41(1): 5-12.


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