Researching Parkinson's disease using the M8 digital microscope and slide scanner
As the second most common neurodegenerative disease and 200000 deaths in 2018, Parkinson’s is one of the most insidious diseases of the 21st century. Research on the disease is ongoing throughout for better diagnoses and treatment options. Jincheol Seo et al, in their Research Article “Chronic Infiltration of T Lymphocytes into the Brain in a Non-human Primate Model of Parkinson’s Disease”of the Neuroscience of the IBR (International Brain Research Organization), describe the influence of T lymphocytes on the degeneration of neurons in the brain. As a model organism, the studies were conducted in Macaca fascicularis, Javanese monkeys.