“I plan to remain active in writing, recording and other projects for a long time to come,” he said.
The study could have major implications for treating two seemingly unrelated diseases, researchers say.
In third grade, Ryan Levine participated in an after-school workshop on filmmaking — and he’s been hooked ever since.
GENETICS 2013: A study published in March in Nature Neuroscience reported that mutations on the LRRK2 gene, responsible for approximately 15% of Parkinson’s among Ashkenazi Jews, leads to the malfunctioning of a disposal system in the cell that recycles old proteins.
JEWISH GENETICS: Scientists are looking into a possible genetic link between Parkinson’s and Gaucher disease, which disproportionately affects Ashkenazi Jews.