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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2024, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050608.

Stem-cell-based treatment of PD


Yizhou Liu1, Yanbin Xue2

Corresponding Author:
Yizhou Liu

1Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan, China

2Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, China


The degeneration and death of dopaminergic neurons in the mesencephalic substantia nigra leads to insufficient dopamine secretion in the cerebral striatum, which leads to the corresponding clinical manifestations in patients, which is the main pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease. At present, there are two main clinical treatment methods: drug treatment and surgical treatment. However, both treatments have side effects, so it is inevitable to explore new treatment methods for Parkinson's disease. In this review, we discuss the application of stem cells in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, and specifically expand from the acquisition of stem cells, brain transplantation, and in vivo functions. We focus on the great potential of cell therapy in Parkinson's treatment and highlight the potential therapeutic applications of stem cells in clinical medicine.


Parkinson's disease; embryonic stem cells; induced pluripotent stem cells; cell therapy; neurodegenerative diseases

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Yizhou Liu, Yanbin Xue. Stem-cell-based treatment of PD. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2024), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 55-60. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050608.


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