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Reply To: “Brain storms” by Jon Palfreman (Year 1 Wed.)

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It’s a medecine that was seen as revolutionary in studies on PD. After experimenting with antipsychotic drug reserpine on rabbits and noticing that their reaction to it resembles Parkinson’s disease, scientist Arvid Carlsson decided to try treating them with L-dopa which turned out to be a success. If I understood it corectly, it coverts into dopamine, which can disappear due to PD.