Localized striatal delivery of GDNF as a treatment for Parkinson disease

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Figure 1: Protective effects of GDNF in the intrastriatal 6-OHDA model.
Figure 2: Summary of behavioral recovery documented in two experiments using the recombinant AAV and LV vectors in rodent and primate models of PD, respectively.


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Our studies have been supported by grants from the Swedish Research Council (A.B. and D.K.). We thank B. Mattsson for technical assistance in preparation of the illustrations.

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Kirik, D., Georgievska, B. & Björklund, A. Localized striatal delivery of GDNF as a treatment for Parkinson disease. Nat Neurosci 7, 105–110 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1175

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