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$2.2 Million for Cells to Fight Parkinson's

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Science  14 Sep 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5537, pp. 1966
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5537.1966b

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On 7 September, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research announced a $2.2 million research initiative to establish a line of dopamine-producing neurons from stem cells. Parkinson's researchers everywhere would have access to this line.