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Momentous move pays dividends for graduand Aanchal

Aanchal Udaynath Pareri’s decision to give up her job and move 5,000 miles to study would have been life-changing at any time, but doing so at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic made the switch even more momentous.

Her choice to relocate from Mumbai has certainly paid off, however, as Aanchal (26) is about to undertake a PhD at the University of Dundee as she aims to fulfil her dream of becoming a cancer researcher.

Dundee-Harvard collaboration reveals blueprint of Parkinson’s targets

Scientists at the University of Dundee and Harvard Medical School have identified the key targets of an enzyme that play a critical role in protecting the brain against the development of Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s disease is the fastest growing degenerative disorder of the brain. Patients develop involuntary movements and increasing disability. To date there is no cure or treatments that can slow the disease course.

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