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Call it Mighty Mouse: Breakthrough leaps Alzheimer’s research hurdle

July 31, 2019 dna 0
Researchers have made it possible to learn how key human brain cells respond to Alzheimer’s, vaulting a major obstacle in the quest to understand and one day vanquish it. By developing a way for human brain immune cells known as microglia to grow and function in mice, scientists now have an unprecedented view of crucial mechanisms contributing to the disease.