Items Tagged ‘brain organoids’

November 1, 2022

Lab-grown ‘mini brains’ help Mayo Clinic scientists shed light on therapeutic targets for opioid addiction 

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

Unimaginable a decade ago, Mayo Clinic scientists have developed lab-grown miniature 3D brain models out of human cells to study opioid addiction and opioid treatment response. As a result, the team has discovered changes in specific brain cells of people diagnosed with opioid use disorder when compared to those without the addiction disease.   The new […]

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Tags: brain organoids, center for individualized medicine, medical research

January 14, 2019

Using brain organoids to uncover causes of neuropsychiatric disorders

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Mayo Clinic and Yale University collaborated in a study published in Science to create a new model for studying neuropsychiatric disorders in early human brain development. This unique collaboration brought together Mayo Clinic’s team-based, patient-centered research with Yale researchers to discover and analyze the genetic mechanisms that may cause these disorders. The Mayo Clinic team, […]

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Tags: Alexej Abyzov, autism, brain organoids, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, neuropsychiatric disorders, Ph.D., Research, Yale University

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