fun of PF

Dr. Tesla(?) UCLA?
Fundamentals of PD
(90%; 10% genetic)
90% sporadic/enviro
heavy metals (welders??)
pesticides – started in QUE
INtensive farming

Beate Ritz, Ber….et al. PEG study in California UCLA

paraquat & Maneb chemicals
these may trigger genetic predisposition/risk factors to PD


we have come along way

take home
multiple factors
causes differ across people
basic research is critical to find causes and understand how they lead to PD

Questions: RESPONSE 1 if animals are allowed to age – they will develop PD. Old dogs may have



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