Photo associated with Gong Chen's research

Photo associated with Gong Chen's research

Photo associated with Gong Chen's research

Scientists have used supporting cells of the central nervous system, glial cells, to regenerate from damaged cells the healthy and functional neurons that are critical for transmitting signals in the brain, shown in green in this image in the brain of a mouse with Alzheimer's disease. The red areas are the red-stained nuclei of neuron cells.   

Image: Chen Lab, Penn State
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