Parkinson's Disease Infographic

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:49

Parkinson's disease affects the nervous system which controls movement. Damage to the levels of dopamine in the brain impairs the ability to relay messages to parts of the body which control movement. While the exact cause of the disease is unknown, researchers are examining genetic causes linked to the LRRK2 gene and environmental factors.

Parkinson's disease infographic


1. UMM
2. PDF
3. BMJ
4. Mayo Clinic
5. Michael J. Fox
6. PDF
8. NIH

 Download the Parkinson's disease infographic.

By: Lisa Ikariyama; Design: Kim Mesman

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