New technique can provide better cell transplants against Parkinson’s disease
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have used a completely new preclinical technique and analysis of tissue from patients to show exactly what happens when certain patients with Parkinson’s disease are restored as a result of nerve cell transplants. They have also identified what makes many of the transplant patients develop serious side effects in the form of involuntary movements.
The treatment of Parkinson’s disease has improved over the past few decades. Despite this, the problem of serious side effects remains, caused by both medication and the transplantation of nerve cells.
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