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Japanese stem cell treatment for Parkinson's set for US trials

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma aims for commercial breakthrough in iPS therapies

Work is underway to use iPS cells -- cells reprogrammed to an embryonic state -- in regenerative treatments for incurable diseases.

OSAKA -- A Japanese drugmaker plans clinical trials in the U.S. of a regenerative treatment for Parkinson's disease that uses reprogrammed cells, Nikkei has learned.

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