Animal Work Into Stem Cell Treatment for Parkinson’s Honored by Journal

Animal Work Into Stem Cell Treatment for Parkinson’s Honored by Journal

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Animal Work Into Stem Cell Treatment for Parkinson’s Honored by Journal

A scientist at the University of Latvia claimed a journal’s Young Investigator Award for her research showing how small vesicles derived from stem cells could lessen motor symptoms in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease. Karīna Narbute’s work establishes a proof of concept for the potential of small vesicles — called extracellular vesicles — as a minimally invasive therapy to delay progression and disability in Parkinson’s patients. The Young Investigator Award is given by STEM CELLS Translational…

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