New blood marker can identify Parkinsonian diseases

19 September, 2023

Is it possible that a single biomarker can detect all types of diseases related to dopamine deficiency in the brain? Yes, that’s what a research group in Lund is discovering.
“We have observed that an enzyme in cerebrospinal fluid and in blood is a useful marker for identifying all types of Parkinson’s-related diseases with high accuracy,” says Oskar Hansson, who led the study.

Read more at: Faculty of Medicine, Lund University