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Clinical trial: Novel approach restores brain cells and function in Parkinson’s patients

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Scientists have developed an innovative approach to treating Parkinson’s patients—administering a naturally occurring growth factor directly into the brain. The reason? While the research is ongoing, the study’s authors hypothesize that introducing Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor via robot-assisted, surgically-implanted ports could regenerate dying dopamine neurons. (Journal of Parkinson’s Disease

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