New Therapy Using Patients’ Own Cells May Halt Parkinson’s Progression, Case Study Suggests

New Therapy Using Patients’ Own Cells May Halt Parkinson’s Progression, Case Study Suggests
A new therapeutic approach in which patient-derived dopamine-producing neurons are transplanted into the brain may halt Parkinson’s disease progression, a case report suggests. The approach uses patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs),  which are cells collected from the skin or blood that researchers can reprogram in a lab dish to revert them back to a stem cell-like state that has ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-05-21By Marta Figueiredo