The Brain Channel
Reconstructing the Brain in a Dish: Emergence of Neuroinflammation from Retrotransposons
Premiere Date: 8/11/2017; 7 minutes
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Researchers at the UC San Diego Stem Cell Program have used a rare disorder, Aicardi Goutieres (AGS), to explore fundamental brain mechanisms. By utilizing cortical organoids, or brains in a dish, they have tracked neurodevelopment while discovering new information about the relationship between retrotransposons and neuroinflammation. (#32743)