Foundation-Funded Discovery: Nervous System Stem Cells Can Replace Themselves

Hongjun Song, Ph.D.
Hongjun Song, Ph.D.

Hongjun Song, Ph.D., Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Independent Investigator and colleagues, developed computer programs and devised a new imaging technique that allowed them to examine stained slices of the mouse brain and, ultimately, follow single, randomly chosen radial glia-like stem cells over time.

The method allowed them to demonstrate that a lone brain stem cell is capable of generating two new brain stem cells.


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