More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock

Parkinson’s gene editing breakthrough in mice offers hope for patients – their damaged neurons could be replaced

  • Scientists have discovered a way to convert mouse brain cells into neurons, replacing those damaged by disease
  • This could lead to a one-step strategy to treat a number of degenerative diseases that affect millions of people

Topic |   Wellness
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s. A new gene editing technique could create new neurons, replacing those lost to degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. Photo: Shutterstock
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