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Blood-brain Barrier Building Blocks Forged From Human Stem Cells


June 25, 2012

engineering graphic The blood-brain barrier may be poised to give up some of its secrets as researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created in the laboratory dish, the cells that make up the brain's protective barrier. The Wisconsin researchers describe transforming stem cells into endothelial cells with blood-brain barrier qualities. Full Story

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