Category Archives: dementia-in-a-dish

Patient stem cells used to make dementia-in-a-dish for the first time.


Researchers from KU Leuven have identified a new strategy for treating an inherited form of dementia after attempting to turn stem cells derived from patients into the neurons most affected by the disease. In patient-derived stem cells carrying a mutation predisposing them to frontotemporal dementia, which accounts for about half of dementia cases before the age of 60, the scientists

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