Potential cellular and regenerative approaches for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

@article{Lane2008PotentialCA,
  title={Potential cellular and regenerative approaches for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease},
  author={Emma L Lane and Olivia J Handley and Anne Elizabeth Rosser and Stephen B. Dunnett},
  journal={Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={835 - 845}
}
Parkinson's disease is most commonly treated with a range of pharmacotherapeutics, with the more recent introduction of surgical techniques including deep-brain stimulation. These have limited capabilities to improve symptoms of the disease in more advanced stages, thus new therapeutic strategies including the use of viral vectors and stem cells are in development. Providing a continuous supply of dopamine to the striatum in an attempt to improve the treatment of motor symptoms using enzymes in… CONTINUE READING

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