Using the state-of-the-art zebrafish facility, graduate student Sarah Ackerman (left) and Kelly Monk, PhD, assistant professor of developmental biology, have identified a gene that helps regulate how well nerves of the central nervous system are insulated. The finding may have implications for human diseases such as multiple sclerosis, in which this insulation is lost.
Nanoparticle that lights up artery-clogging plaque to be evaluated in clinical trial
New genetic clues found in fragile X syndrome
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