The etiopathogenesis of Parkinson disease and suggestions for future research. Part II.

@article{Litvan2007TheEO,
  title={The etiopathogenesis of Parkinson disease and suggestions for future research. Part II.},
  author={Irene Litvan and M F Chesselet and Thomas Gasser and Donato A. Di Monte and Davis Parker and Theo Hagg and John S. Hardy and Peter Jenner and Richard H. Myers and Donald Price and Mark Hallett and William J. Langston and Anthony E Lang and Glenda H Halliday and Walter A. Rocca and Charles Duyckaerts and Dennis W. Dickson and Y Ben-Shlomo and Christopher G{\"o}tz and Eldad Melamed},
  journal={Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={329-36}
}
We are at a critical juncture in our knowledge of the etiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson disease (PD). It is clear that PD is not a single entity simply resulting from a dopaminergic deficit; rather it is most likely caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Although there is extensive new information on the etiology and pathogenesis of PD, which may advance its treatment, new syntheses of this information are needed. The second part of this two-part, state-of-the-art… CONTINUE READING