Stem cells for Parkinson disease and ALS: replacement or protection?

@article{Svendsen2004StemCF,
  title={Stem cells for Parkinson disease and ALS: replacement or protection?},
  author={Clive Niels Svendsen and James William Langston},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={224-225}
}
Stem cells are able to both self-renew and produce differentiated tissues. They offer real hope for tissue replacement in a wide range of diseases. Brain repair has been a particular focus of attention because cells transplanted into the nervous system are somewhat immune privileged, reducing the need for powerful immunosuppressive drugs. But just how realistic is stem cell therapy for neurological disorders, and which approaches, if any, warrant movement to the clinic? The US Department of… CONTINUE READING
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