Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Parkinson’s disease: Autologous cell therapy in the marmoset

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Marcel Daadi
Collaborating Institutions
UT Health Sciences Center San Antonio
Funded by
Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science
Research Start Date

The goal of this pilot grant is to derive iPSCs from marmosets using the retrovirus and episomal reprogramming techniques, differentiate them into neurons and develop transplantation strategy in marmoset model of Parkinson’s disease.

Collaborative Project
Disease Modeling
Regenerative Medicine