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Ending 2013 – Final News

As a finale for 2013, CNS was privileged to be included in a manuscript that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. This work, spearheaded by Dr. Brian Kaspar, demonstrated in-vitro that supportive cells in the brain (astrocytes) are toxic to motor neurons, thus creating an ideal test tube model of ALS. This study should greatly facilitate research into the cause and treatment of ALS.


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