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Enjoy our SCRMC Spring 2020 Newsletter here!

Newly identified cellular trash removal program helps create new neurons

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Darcie Moore led work with graduate student Christopher Morrow to discover how a cellular filament helps neural stem cells clear damaged and clumped proteins, an important step in eventually producing new neurons.
Feb. 27, 2020

Stem cells could help cancer patients fight dangerous infections

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed a more efficient way to grow the white blood cells that serve as front-line defenders against bacterial infections but are often depleted as a potentially deadly side effect of cancer treatment.
Jan. 22, 2020

Flashing lights may provide vital first test of MS drug success

Measuring changes in the speed of electrical signals along nerves connecting the eyes to the brain may accurately reflect recovery from myelin loss in multiple sclerosis (MS), according to SCRMC faculty member Ian Duncan, and could be used to evaluate new treatments for the disease.
Dec. 16, 2019

 

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