Astrocytes to Dopamine Neurons in One Step

Astrocytes to Dopamine Neurons in One Step
Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative condition, resulting in the loss of specific types of nerve cells from the brain. The 'motor symptoms' of Parkinson's are associated with a reduction in the number of these nerve cells (or neurons) that produce the chemical 'dopamine' in the mid-brain. For a long time, researchers have been experimenting with different methods to replace these lost ... read more
Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-06-25

Astrocytes to Dopamine Neurons in One Step

Astrocytes to Dopamine Neurons in One Step
Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative condition, resulting in the loss of specific types of nerve cells from the brain. The 'motor symptoms' of Parkinson's are associated with a reduction in the number of these nerve cells (or neurons) that produce the chemical 'dopamine' in the mid-brain. For a long time, researchers have been experimenting with different methods to replace these lost ... read more
Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-06-25