Human embryonic stem cells for Parkinson’s disease: an interview with Agnete Kirkeby

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Agnete Kirkeby is an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and Lund University (Sweden). She gained her PhD at the University of Copenhagen and the Sloan Kettering Institute (NY, USA), and then performed her postdoctoral training in the lab of Malin Parmar at Lund University from 2009–2015. After this, she started her group with small grants and now has a group of ten scientists in Copenhagen and four in Lund. In this interview, Agnete discusses her work on the use of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) to treat Parkinson’s disease (PD), including how hESC-derived cell products could be...

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