Scientific Council Member Leads Effort that Reprograms Skin Cells to Grow Brain Cells in Lab

Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.
Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.

Led by Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., investigators are carefully investigating these newly formed brain cells to learn what can go awry in brain development to cause illnesses such as schizophrenia and autism. By recreating these mental illnesses in a petri dish, they are also able to test the effectiveness of different treatments.

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