University of Central Florida Researchers Developing Sensors to Detect Parkinson’s Disease in Seconds

Dopamine detect sensors
Debashis Chanda, the principal investigator of the study holding their new sensor (Image credit: UCF)
Dopamine is a chemical that is believed to play a role in various diseases such as Parkinson’s, depression and some cancers. When Parkinson’ disease develops, the cells in the substantia nigra part of the brain begin to die. These cells produce dopamine and the loss of dopamine in the brain leads to issues with movement. […]