At the “University of Oxford” (http://www.ox.ac.uk) is currently on test, the use of stem cells against Parkinson’s disease. The “reprogrammed” iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells) have the ability to reprogram any type of cell kind. That is to say, this can be learning new skills, and thus elsewhere in the body. With the help of the new cells in the brain neurons are to be created, which will die off in the course of Parkinson’s disease.
The so-called iPS cells were first developed in 2007″”. The researchers believe that there is no reason to Ethical concerns. The hope is that these new gadgets is beneficial to Parkinson’s sufferers ausiwrken. The same time with the current Explorations of new knowledge about the disease out to be found and collected.
The results and any further information will be published in the near future on the websites of Stem Cell Networks: http://www.uknscn.org/