Spotlight on Parkinson's Disease
On May 7, 2008, the CIRM Governing Board heard from three speakers about the promise of stem cell research in treating Parkinson's disease. They learned about current Parkinson’s treatments from Jeff Bronstein, prospects for stem cell-based therapies from Arnold Kriegstein, and life with Parkinson’s disease from Bruce Wisnicki.
- Jeff Bronstein, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Movement Disorders Program, University of California Medical Center
- Arnold Kriegstein, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, University of California, San Francisco
- Bruce Wisnicki, Parkinson’s disease patient advocate