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Neurons from stem cells to 'mimic' Parkinson's

Oxford University is to begin the UK's first large-scale clinical investigation into Parkinson's disease, using a recently developed stem cell technique that does not involve the creation and destruction of embryos.

Lead researcher, Dr Richard Wade-Martin, explains the importance of the study.

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Trying to better understand the early stages of the disease.


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