Stem cell scientist Alan Mackay-Sim presents talk at IHMRI

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
October 16 2017 - 7:30am
Groundbreaking research: The 2017 Australian of the Year, Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, delivered a public talk at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute on Monday. Picture: Adam McLean

The stem cell scientist whose research helped a paraplegic walk again told Wollongong researchers on Monday that these cells were also the key to successfully treating brain diseases like schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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