Core Assessment Program for Intracerebral Transplantation in Huntington's Disease (CAPIT-HD).

@article{Quinn1996CoreAP,
  title={Core Assessment Program for Intracerebral Transplantation in Huntington's Disease (CAPIT-HD).},
  author={Niall Quinn and Rachel Brown and David Craufurd and Samuel Goldman and John I. Hodges and Karl K Kieburtz and Olle Lindvall and Jenny Macmillan and R. Roos},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={143-50}
}
Studies in Parkinson's disease using the Core Assessment Program for Intracerebral Transplantation (CAPIT) protocol have demonstrated that grafts of embryonic mesencephalic cells into striatum can survive, grow, and exert useful clinical effects. Attention in now being directed toward neural grafting in other conditions, such as Huntington's disease. As a precondition for grafting of embryonic striatal cells into diseased striatum in this complex motor and psychiatric disorder, not only is… CONTINUE READING

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