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Scientists to Treat Parkinson’s Disease with Brain Cell Transplants

July 18, 2016

(Medical Xpress) – EU scientists are researching an innovative treatment that grafts dopamine cells into the brains of patients with Parkinson’s Disease that could substantially improve their lives. TRANSEURO, an EU research project, has set itself the ambitious aim to help improve the quality of life of patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. To do this, it is studying patients with a relatively young onset of the disease and their tolerance to an innovative treatment which involves transplanting fetal ventral mesencephalic tissue.

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