Journal article

Copper pathology in vulnerable brain regions in Parkinson's disease

Katherine M Davies, Sylvain Bohic, Asuncion Carmona, Richard Ortega, Veronica Cottam, Dominic J Hare, John PM Finberg, Stefanie Reyes, Glenda M Halliday, Julian FB Mercer, Kay L Double

Neurobiology of Aging | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (National Institutes of Health)


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM


Funding Acknowledgements

Tissues were received from the New South Wales Tissue Resource Centre at the University of Sydney, supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, Schizophrenia Research Institute, and the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (National Institutes of Health grant R24AA012725), and from the Sydney Brain Bank, which is supported by Neuroscience Research Australia, the University of New South Wales and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility is acknowledged for provision of synchrotron radiation beam time (exp. MD-304, MD-258). The synchrotron Diamond is acknowledged for provision of beam time (exp. SP7238). The authors are grateful to AIFIRA facility for granted access to nuclear microprobe end station. This work was supported by research grants from the Partenariats Hubert Curien (PHC)-FAST, the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research International Science Linkage FAST programs, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (project grant to KLD and JFBM), Parkinson's New South Wales and Parkinson's Australia Capital Territory (seed grants to KLD), the 36th District of Quota International, AMP, and a donation from Greg Connolly on behalf of the AMP Foundation and Charter Financial Planning. K. M. D. was a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award and a Research Excellence Award from the University of New South Wales. D.J.H. was a recipient of a Research Fellowship from the Australian Research Council, and K. L. D. and G. M. H. were recipients of Research Fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. We thank Tina Geraki for assistance at diamond I18 beamline, Vanessa Krapp for her assistance with immunocytochemical preparations, and Francine Carew-Jones for tissue preparation.