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Lilly looks to Medtronic device to rescue GDNF in Parkinson's disease

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Executive Summary

Lilly and Medtronic have agreed to an early-stage, drug-device collaboration in the area of Parkinson's disease. The deal aims to address a problem that has vexed others in the field of Parkinson's R&D and led to certain failures in clinical trials, the distribution of glial cell derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) within a broad region of the brain.



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