Reprogrammed adult skin cells treat Parkinson's disease in animal model

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:56 in Health & Medicine

Researchers at the Whitehead Institute and Harvard Stem Cell Institute(HSCI) have reported successfully reducing symptoms in a Parkinson's disease rat model by using dopamine producing neurons derived from reprogrammed adult skin cells(iPS). The work was reported in a study published in the online Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. read more

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