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From labs to lives: Self-replicating cells help treat neuro disorders

July 27, 2016 Scientists estimate that human bodies contain anywhere from 75 to 100 trillion cells. And of these cells, there are hundreds of different types. Yet, one cell type in particular has captured the fascination of assistant professor David Brafman: the human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC).Assistant professor David Brafman mentoring biomedical engineering junior Lexi

Clues About Autism May Come From the Gut

“One of the reasons we started addressing this topic is the fact that autistic children have a lot of GI problems that can last into adulthood,” Dr. Krajmalnik-Brown says. “Studies have shown that when we manage these problems, their behavior improves...” Bacterial flora inhabiting the human gut have become one of the hottest topics in