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Bayer and BlueRock announce positive results from Parkinson’s cell therapy trial

August 30, 2023


The trial results were presented at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Parkinson’s disease is the fastest-growing neurodegenerative disease in the world and causes parts of the brain to become progressively damaged over many years. The condition affects around 145,000 people in the UK.

As part of the trial, a total of 12 people with Parkinson’s underwent surgery to receive either a high or low dose of bemdaneprocel (BRT-DA01), an experimental therapy involving dopamine-producing cells developed from stem cells.

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