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Future brain therapies for Parkinson’s possible with stem cell bioengineering innovation

Scientists at Rutgers and Stanford universities have created a new technology that could someday help treat Parkinson’s disease and other devastating brain-related conditions that affect millions of people.

3-D Scaffold Technology
This image shows that reprogrammed human neurons grown on 3-D scaffolds (within the white dash line) and then transplanted onto brain tissue (red) extended out (yellow lines) and integrated.
Credit: Neal K. Bennett, Moghe Laboratory, Rutgers Biomedical Engineering.