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Nature Medicine 14, 483 - 485 (2008)
doi:10.1038/nm0508-483

Assessing fetal nerve cell grafts in Parkinson's disease

Heiko Braak1 & Kelly Del Tredici1

  1. Heiko Braak and Kelly Del Tredici are at the Institute for Clinical Neuroanatomy, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
    e-mail: Braak@em.uni-frankfurt.de


Three postmortem studies examine long-term fetal transplants in subjects with advanced Parkinson's disease. The findings—such as the development of parkinsonian pathology in some transplanted neurons—underscore the limitations of this approach.

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