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Altering Huntington's patients' skin cells into brain cells sheds light on disease


February 5, 2018

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have transformed skin cells from patients with Huntington's disease into the type of brain cell affected by the disorder. The resulting mass of neurons serves as a new tool to study the degenerative -- and eventually fatal -- neurological condition, according to the researchers.Full Story

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