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Research study explores gene therapy treatment to reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Date:3/8/2011

ncrease the likelihood of repairing and protecting brain cells from further degeneration due to Parkinson's disease.

Half of study participants will undergo surgery to receive a dosing of CERE-120. The other half will undergo a placebo surgery. A comparison between these two groups will help distinguish the effects of CERE-120 compared to those that receive placebo

If the study results demonstrate that CERE-120 administration is safe and beneficial, subjects who receive placebo surgery will have the option to have a second surgery to receive a dosing of CERE-120.


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Rush University Medical Center
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