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We Can Now Study Obesity in the Brain in a Dish

News   Apr 20, 2018 | Original Story from Cedars-Sinai

 
Super-Obese People's Hypothalamic Neurons Show Several Genetic Differences to Non-Obese Neurons

Two types of hypothalamic neurons (in magenta and cyan) that were derived from induced pluripotent stem cells as part of a Cedars-Sinai-led study of the brain and obesity. Credit: Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute.

 
 
 

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