Items Tagged ‘organoids’

August 10, 2023

Mayo Clinic ‘mini-brain’ study reveals possible key link to autism spectrum disorder

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

Using human “mini-brain” models known as organoids, Mayo Clinic and Yale University scientists have discovered that the roots of autism spectrum disorder may be associated with an imbalance of specific neurons that play a critical role in how the brain communicates and functions. The specific cells are known as excitatory cortical neurons. The new study […]

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Tags: Alexej Abyzov, autism, Biomedical research, center for individualized medicine, genomic medicine, organoids

May 31, 2023

New podcast: ‘Organoids – A Powerful Tool for Individualized Medicine’

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

May 31, Episode 8: ‘Organoids: A Powerful Tool for Individualized Medicine Research’   Organoids are like mini-organs that give researchers new insights into human development and disease, and could revolutionize fields like drug discovery. Researchers can develop a wide variety of organoids from the liver to the brain. Hear about the potential and limitations of using […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, organoids

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