Brain Cell Transplants Being Tested Again For Parkinson's

posted Jun 20, 2017, 9:07 AM by Missoula PDSG

Researchers are working to revive a radical treatment for Parkinson's disease.  The treatment involves transplanting healthy brain cells to replace cells killed off by the disease. It's an approach that was tried decades ago and then set aside after disappointing results.  Now, groups in Europe, the U.S. and Asia are preparing to try again, using cells they believe are safer and more effective.


From NPR.org  -  June 13, 2017
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