‘Mini-Me’ Brains-In-A-Dish Mimic Disease, Raise Hope For Eventual Therapies, Nature Reveals

The first time the three children’s brains grew, things went so completely off the rails that they developed severe epilepsy and autism. Now biologists have used stem cells from these patients, who have a devastating disorder called Timothy syndrome, to grow their brains a second time — in miniature, in a lab dish.

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