Novel stem cell-derived model created of inflammatory neurological disorder

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 22:02 in Biology & Nature

An international team of scientists, has created a human stem cell-based model of a rare, but devastating, inherited neurological autoimmune condition called Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome (AGS). In doing so, the team was able to identify unusual and surprising underlying genetic mechanisms that drive AGS and test strategies to inhibit the condition using existing drugs.

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