Exploring Solutions to Neurodegenerative DiseasesAs they age, many people are affected by neurodegenerative diseases. These diseases include Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and take a great toll not only on those affected by the disease, but also on their families.
Explore the exhibit in the Discovery niche to understand the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and discover the characteristics of affected tissue at the microscopic level. Also, learn how research at UW–Madison is transforming patient care and what the future holds for therapies and treatments for patients.
Contributors to this display include the Parkinson’s Disease Think Tank at UW–Madison and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Patient artwork was provided by Oakwood Village.