Researchers turn skin cells into brain cells, a promising path to better Parkinson’s treatment

| July 18, 2012
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Using adult stem cells, Johns Hopkins researchers and a consortium of colleagues nationwide say they have generated the type of human neuron specifically damaged by Parkinson’s disease (PD) and used various drugs to stop the damage.

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