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Scientists Make Stem Cell Research Breakthrough
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
California declared October 5, 2011 Stem Cell Awareness Day
 
Buck Institute study: Lithium may help halt progression of Parkinson's
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
A two-year study of the effects of lithium treatment on Parkinson's disease in mice has given researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging hope that the drug may halt brain damage in humans with the degenerative disorder.
 
Scientists build Parkinson's disease in a dish with cells from Google founder's mom
Monday, March 28, 2011
Until now, there have been no witnesses to the death of brain cells in people with Parkinson's disease.

And like any murder mystery, this has slowed the search for the killer.
 
Study at Sunnyvale Institute Links Common Pesticides to Parkinsonís Disease
Monday, February 14, 2011
Two commonly used pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, have been strongly linked to Parkinsonís disease. 
 
Top Scores for Stem Cell Research
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded The Parkinson's Institute and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. $1.3 million for what experts consider ďone of the next frontiers in the study of genetic diseases.Ē
 
The Power of Dance
Thursday, January 27, 2011
The Lost Altos Town Crier highlights PD Dance program at The Parkinson's Institute
 
Promises for Parkinson's: Researchers' five-year study offers new hope for patients
Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Hope is on the horizon for patients diagnosed with Parkinsonís disease, a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects one in 500 people. More than 1 million people in the United States and an estimated 6.3 million worldwide are afflicted.

 
Sunnyvale research center named part of nationwide Parkinson's study
Monday, October 18, 2010

Sunnyvale will soon be the California epicenter of one of the largest Parkinson's disease research studies, as the Michael J. Fox Foundation has named the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center one of 18 research centers in its Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI). The Sunnyvale site is the only one chosen for the study in California, and one of three on the West Coast. 

 
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