Initial data suggest that GDNF is safe, but in-depth analysis of the data is underway to find out if the treatment is effective for people with Parkinson's.
Researchers have discovered that the genes affected in Parkinson's play an important role in protecting cells from attack by the body's own immune system.
On 29 May pimavanserin was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as the first drug for treating hallucinations and delusions
New research published today has identified a vital new target in the search for treatments that can slow ageing, and could one day prevent Parkinson's.
In March the advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for treating hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's
California-based company, the International Stem Cell Corporation (ISCO), has announced the first clinical trials of a stem cell treatment for Parkinson's.