Parkinson's disease research 'breakthrough' in UK

Help

Scientists in Oxford have made what they hope is a significant breakthrough in the fight against Parkinson's disease.

They've pioneered a technique that turns pieces of skin into pieces of brain. It's part of a large scale study to create a "bank" of artificially grown brain cells.

The BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.