Misfolded Proteins: The Core Problem in Neurodegenerative Disease

John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, Penn’s Institute on Aging, Penn’s Udall Center for Parkinson’s Research, and Penn’s Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center, demonstrates how misfolded proteins, the underlying problem behind neurodegenerative disease, cause disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their contribution to cell-to-cell transmission.

 

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