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Roger Barker discusses cell therapies for Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's Disease is one of the major neurodegenerative conditions, - it affects one in 500 people in the UK. One potential therapy is to replace the dying brain cells with new ones. But poor results from early trials have put off further research for over a decade. Now, Roger Barker and colleagues from the Department of Clinical Neurosciences have just begun a new trial. Sue Broom from BBC Inside Science went to meet them. Listen to this (from about 14mins) and more (including discussion of the real implications of an exit from the EU on Science) on the current podcast.

Posted on 22/07/2016

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