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Living with Dementia


Human model of Huntington’s disease created from skin’s stem cells

An international consortium of Huntington’s disease experts, including several from the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UC Irvine, has generated a human model of the deadly inherited disorder directly from the skin cells of affected patients.

The re-created neurons, which live in a petri dish, will help researchers better understand… Human model of Huntington’s disease created from skin’s stem cells   

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