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Reporting on Stem Cells for Parkinson’s

Stem cells have grabbed headlines for decades. Now, at last, they are starting to deliver on their therapeutic promise, with multiple stem cell therapies in clinical trials for Parkinson’s disease. This episode of our award-winning “Parkinson’s Science POV” series brings us up to date on these trials, including how scientists are using stem cells to replace dopamine, the chemical that’s lost in Parkinson's disease. 

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Join Maggie Kuhl, vice president of research engagement at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), as she leads a discussion about the latest research on stem cells for Parkinson’s with our two expert panelists: 

  • Brian Fiske, PhD, MJFF chief science officer. 

  • Harini Sarva, MD, director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, associate professor of clinical neurology and lead clinical trialist for movement disorders at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is also a principal investigator of BlueRock’s clinical trial on stem cell-based therapy bemdaneprocel (BRT-DA01) for Parkinson’s disease. 

View a transcript of this podcast. 

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