Researchers develop new technique for modeling neuronal connectivity using stem cells

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Researchers develop new technique for modeling neuronal connectivity using stem cells

Opens up new avenues of research into human neuronal systems and interconnections, according to Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience reportHuman stem cells can be differentiated to produce…
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Nerve cells in the fast lane

Dopamine-producing neurons fulfil important function in the brainNerve cells that produce dopamine for the purpose of transmitting signals to other cells affect numerous crucial brain functions.
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Harvard Gazette (May 5, 2015): 'New Clarity' Against Alzheimer's

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Tue, 05/05/2015

The past year has been a hopeful one in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. New findings have brought clarity to understanding the disease’s progress; new drugs to attack it are in trials.
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UNC Team uses cellular bubbles to deliver Parkinson's meds directly to brain

Pharmaceutical researchers at UNC are the first to use exosomes — lipid-and-protein spheres produced by cells — as vehicles to deliver a potent large-molecule drug to the brainResearchers…
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