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Brain-Building Gene Plays Key Role in Gut Repair, Washington University School of Medicine Study



4/5/2013 7:23:43 AM

A gene with a colorful name – mindbomb 1 – plays a key role far beyond the brain. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that mindbomb 1 may be involved in repairing cells injured by infection or inflammation in the stomach and pancreas. Researchers also found hints that mindbomb 1 problems may have connections to cancer in those organs.



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