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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Israeli student develops groundbreaking Parkinson’s test

July 12, 2017


A doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has developed a new groundbreaking tool that could lead to earlier detection of Parkinson’s disease. Suaad Abd-Elhadi’s “lipid ELISA” test could also improve monitoring of the disease’s progression and a patient’s response to treatment

ELISA stands for enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. As a result of his work, Abd-Elhadi received Hebrew University’s Kaye Innovation Award, which was established by British pharmaceutical industrialist Isaac Kaye in 1994.

Parkinson’s is the second-leading degenerative disease among the elderly in the U.S., after Alzheimer’s. Using Abd-Elhadi’s diagnosis technique, Parkinson’s can be detected before symptoms start showing.

“Earlier diagnosis can help by seeing how a given drug affects the progress of the disease,” Abd-Elhadi said, Haaretz reported. JN


http://www.jewishaz.com/us_worldnews/israeli-student-develops-groundbreaking-parkinson-s-test/article_9334d59c-672a-11e7-980d-f3b6a03829d3.html

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