Parkinson's UK-funded scientists grow nerve cells from skin cells


#1
For the first time Parkinson's UK-funded scientists have grown new nerve cells from a person with one of the most rapidly progressing inherited forms of Parkinson's.

You can read more in the link below:

http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/about_us/news/news_items/all_news/nerve_cells_from_skin_cells.aspx

There's also more info in a research question and answer session with stem cell expert Dr Rosemary Fricker-Gates:
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/advice/qas/qa_stem_cell_research.aspx

If you have any thoughts on stem cell research, it would be great to hear them.

#2
Wonderful news and congratulations to our Research Team. There may be a light at the end of the tunnel after all.

#3
Wonderful news and congratulations to our Research Team. There may be a light at the end of the tunnel after all.