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Neural transplantation therapies for Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases

Barker, R. A. and Rosser, Anne Elizabeth 2001. Neural transplantation therapies for Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases. Drug Discovery Today 6 (11) , pp. 575-582. 10.1073/pnas.0904239106

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Abstract

Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases are progressive neurodegenerative disorders of the central nervous system for which symptomatic but not curative therapies are available. Therapeutic strategies have been developed to try and repair the brain in these conditions, including the use of grafts of foetal neural tissue. Here, we consider the merits of this approach and discuss the extent to which neural transplantation has successfully been translated into clinical studies for these diseases.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI)
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Publisher: Kidlington, Oxford : Irvington, NJ : Elsevier Science Ltd
ISSN: 1359-6446
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:36
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/80796

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