By Rachel Barclay -
Scientists have successfully implanted nerve stem cells into the brain of a monkey, targeting the area destroyed by Parkison’s disease. In a promising new study published in Stem Cell Reports, scientists at Kyoto University in Japan say they've developed a stem cell technique that might one day lead to treatments for Parkinson’s disease. Using cells taken from a macaque monkey, they created induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), then prompted the cells to grow into nerve cells, called neurons.
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