- The findings suggest that women with Parkinson's could serve as their own stem cell donors.
- The endometrial stem cells generate less of an immune system rejection and women shed them naturally every month.
- The researchers transformed stem cells into dopamine-producing nerve cells like those in the brain.
- Parkinson's is caused by the destruction of brain cells that produce dopamine, an important message-carrying chemical involved in movement.
Stem cells from uterus treat Parkinsons in mice