Genetic Link Between Parkinson’s, Crohn’s and Leprosy Studied in Canada

Genetic Link Between Parkinson’s, Crohn’s and Leprosy Studied in Canada
Researchers from the University of Ottawa in Canada are investigating the link between Parkinson’s, Crohn’s disease, and leprosy, since they believe the three diseases share a genetic link, the LRRK2 gene, which is thought to be a common bond. The university’s Brain and Mind Research Institute was awarded a five-year $2.5 million grant by the Canadian Institutes

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