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Stem cell research to be topic at support meeting

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support group will hold their monthly meeting, Friday Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane. The meetings are held the fourth Friday of each month.

The topic is Parkinson Stem Cell Research and the speakers this month will be Lidia and Don McGrath on their journey as stem cell research participant and caregiver, along with their son Dr. Douglas McGrath, molecular biologist who will be speaking on the science behind the research.

Lidia is part of the clinical trial under the direction of Dr. Michael Levesque, neurosurgeon at Los Angeles - Cedar Sinai Hospital.

The program will be followed by a time of sharing, coffee and refreshments. The meeting is held in support of person's with Parkinson's, caregivers and persons interested in improving the world of those affected by Parkinson's.

For more information, call Irene at (760) 731-0171 or Rodger at (760) 470-9133 or Linda at (760) 728-4604.


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