Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Factors Associated with Parkinson’s Disease

Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Factors Associated with Parkinson’s Disease

Associate Professor Ruth Perez, Ph.D., from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso Center of Excellence in Neurosciences, was recently awarded a grant for $90,000 from the Lizanell and Colbert Coldwell Foundation.  The title of the grant is “Novel Strategies for Mitigating Age-Related Inflammation” and is aimed at using several different model systems to study how to reduce neuroinflammation and other associated changes that cause Parkinson’s disease and related disorders known as synucleinopathies.