Matheus B. Victor

Skin cells converted to neurons_1

Human skin cells reprogrammed into specific brain cells: A possible cure for Huntington’s disease

Huntington's disease(HD) is a fatal genetic disorder, more common among people of Western Europe, that leads to the decline of one's muscle coordination as well as cognitive faculty. One of the major causes behind involuntary and erratic writhing movements of hands and feet, called chorea, this neurodegenerative disease usually makes itself visible at middle-adulthood, between…

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