Progress and Promise in Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly a million people in the United States. The symptoms include tremors, slow movement, muscle rigidity and less facial expression. No cure exists for the disease and current medications become less effective over time.

Learn more about Parkinson's disease and see a list of all CIRM Parkinson's disease awards on our Parkinson's fact sheet.

Disease Programs

Learn about how stem cell research could generate the therapies for many chronic diseases and injuries

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CIRM Stem Cell Blog