• idiopathic

    Arising from an unknown cause.
  • inflammasome

    Chronic inflammation is recognised as a causative factor of Parkinson's. The 'NLRP3 inflammasome' is a multi-protein complex that initiates an inflammatory form of cell death and is especially active in Parkinson's.
  • iPS cells

    Stem cells that can be generated directly from adult cells.

With thanks to World Parkinson’s Coalition.