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In world’s first researchers differentiate skin cells into neurons controlling appetite.


Researchers have for the first time successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite, providing a patient-specific model for studying the neurophysiology of weight control and testing new therapies for obesity. The opensource study, led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), is published in

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