Beyond basic science, researchers believe that identifying genes and gene expression patterns unique to humans may illuminate how higher cognitive processes go wrong—and suggest treatments for disorders like autism and schizophrenia.
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Impairment of mitochondrial function may represent a critical choke point in the cascade of events that lead to Parkinson's. When people with a genetic predisposition toward imperfect mitochondria are exposed to certain toxins—whether natural or man-made— bad things may ensue, and this may result in PD. One of our series of Reports on Progress.