"Mini-brains from stem cells aid Alzheimer's diagnosis."

Neuroscience News May 14, 2024, 11:00 PM UTC

Summary: Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan developed "mini-brains" from stem cells to diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s. These mini-brains mimic human brain pathology and could revolutionize healthcare, especially for remote communities. The technology offers a simpler way to diagnose neurological conditions from blood samples. The research has received support from the Alzheimer Society of Canada and aims to expand testing to a larger patient pool.

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