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Artificially Grown ‘Mini-Brains’ Without Animal Components Bring Opportunities for Neuroscience

July 13, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
Brain Organoids Tissue Microscopic Red
Presented by Health Lab

Researchers at the University of Michigan developed a method to produce artificially grown miniature brains, called human brain organoids. This could greatly improve the way neurodegenerative conditions are studied and, eventually, treated. Joerg Lahann, Ph.D., director of the U-M Biointerfaces Institute discusses the advancement of the miniature human brain’s development and how it will allow significant strides for the future of neuroscience.

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