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Human Brain Cells Developed in Lab, Grow in Mice, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study



5/10/2013 8:29:28 AM

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A key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered, raising hope that these cells might one day be used to treat people with Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and possibly even Alzheimer’s disease, as well as and complications of spinal cord injury such as chronic pain and spasticity.

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