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Stem cells replace damaged nerves in Parkinson’s disease

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Friday, September 1, 2017

The implantation of dopaminergic neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) has for the first time been shown to restore nerve function and improve movement in monkey models of Parkinson’s disease (PD), in a new Japanese study.

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