Research on stem cells and Parkinson’s is incredibly active — scientists are using stem cells to learn about disease and develop treatments, and trials testing stem cell therapies in people with Parkinson’s are underway. There’s possibility in stem cells, but much work remains to evaluate their safety and benefit.
Watch the video to learn the facts about stem cells and their potential role in Parkinson’s.
For more, listen to a webinar on stem cells.
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