June 2013

Bird Song Points to Potential New Huntington’s Treatment

Mimicking the biology of canaries, researchers have successfully reprogrammed the brain’s native stem cells to create neurons capable of replacing the cells lost in Huntington’s disease.  The experiments – which were done in both mice and squirrel monkeys – could point to a new treatment strategy for the disease.

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