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Scientists Successfully Use Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Treat Parkinson's in Rodents, Buck Institute for Age Research Study



8/17/2010 6:31:05 AM

ScienceDaily (Aug. 16, 2010) — Researchers at the Buck Institute for Age Research have successfully used human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to treat rodents afflicted with Parkinson's Disease (PD). The research, which validates a scalable protocol that the same group had previously developed, can be used to manufacture the type of neurons needed to treat the disease and paves the way for the use of iPSC's in various biomedical applications.

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