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PD stem cell therapy shows signs of safety


In an early test of its therapy for Parkinson’s disease, International Stem Cell Corp. in San Diego said Monday that the stem cell-based treatment appears to be safe.
November 14, 2016

San Diego Parkinson’s Research Sparks Ethical Discussion


Jeanne Loring, director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute, has developed a method to transform Parkinson’s patients own skill cells into neurons that the diseas…
June 01, 2016

Dopamine-making neurons can be chemically controlled in animal model of Parkinson's


Stem cell-derived neurons transplanted into the brains of Parkinsons' patients may be controllable by drugs after transplantation, according to research performed in a mouse model of the disease.
April 28, 2016

Parkinson's stem cell therapy OK'd for testing


In what appears to be a medical first, a stem cell-based treatment for the root cause of Parkinson’s disease has been accepted for human testing. The Australian government’s approval for Carlsbad-bas…
December 14, 2015

Can Lorenz Studer cure Parkinson's disease?


Today, 49-year-old Studer is inching toward a potential cure for Parkinson’s disease — a debilitating nervous system disorder that causes increasingly severe tremors and, eventually, the inability to…
January 19, 2016

Research paves way for clinical trials of cell therapies to treat Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury


Stem cells that have been specifically developed for use as clinical therapies are fit for use in patients, an independent study of their genetic make-up suggests.
November 26, 2015

Ask a MacArthur genius: Can transplanted brain cells cure Parkinson’s?


When Studer learned about how Parkinson’s affects dopamine neurons, he started to wonder if transplantation could be a cure. The idea of transplanting working cells from fetal tissue was “quite radica…
October 05, 2015

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