VIDEO: Dysfunctional Mitochondrial DNA May Play a Role in Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's cells
Parkinson’s cells
New findings suggest that dysregulation of mitochondrial DNA homeostasis may be a key factor in the pathogenesis of neuronal loss in people with Parkinson's disease.


Dölle C, Flønes I, Nido GS, et al. Defective mitochondrial DNA homeostasis in the substantia nigra in Parkinson disease. Nat Commun. 2016;7:13548.