Spring Arrives at APDA: the Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

Spring Arrives at APDA: the Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

The spring brings with it hope, renewal, and promise, the perfect backdrop for American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA) yearly Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting at which most exciting and promising research ideas for APDA grant funding is reviewed and recommended to the APDA Board of Directors. This year, the meeting took place on May 17, 2018.

Pictured: APDA SAB Members work diligently to determine which grants will be recommended for funding.

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Understanding Stem Cell Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

On April 29, 2018, the Washington Post published an article

examining commercial stem cell clinics in the United States that market non-FDA approved treatments directly to the public for a variety of health issues, including arthritis, macular degeneration and of particular note to us, Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Pictured: Dopamine neurons derived from iPSCs from the lab of Xiaobo Mao, Phd

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