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Mouse Epilepsy Cure Holds Hope for Humans, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study



5/6/2013 7:46:54 AM

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UCSF scientists controlled seizures in epileptic mice with a one-time transplantation of medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) cells, which inhibit signaling in overactive nerve circuits, into the hippocampus, a brain region associated with seizures, as well as with learning and memory. Other researchers had previously used different cell types in rodent cell transplantation experiments and failed to stop seizures.

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