Fantastic work coming from GForce-PD member Jun Takahashi and colleagues

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Reprogrammed cells relieve Parkinson’s symptoms in trials

Japanese researchers report promising results from an experimental therapy for Parkinson’s disease that involves implanting neurons made from ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells into the brain. A trial conducted in monkeys with a version of the disease showed that the treatment improved their symptoms and seemed to be safe, according to a report published on 30 August in Nature.