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Mass. General researchers develop 3-D ‘mini-gut’ model to study response to gluten

In pursuit of a novel tool for the research and treatment of celiac disease, scientists at the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have validated the use of intestinal organoids. These 3-D tissue cultures are miniature, simplified versions of the intestine produced in vitro. Taking tissue from duodenal biopsies of celiac… Read More »

ATAI Life Sciences acquires majority stake in Perception Neuroscience to develop arketamine therapy for neuropsychiatric diseases

Munich and New York, 03 January 2019 – ATAI Life Sciences AG has acquired a majority stake in New York based Perception Neuroscience, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies in neuropsychiatry. Perception was founded by Jonathan Sporn, MD, and Jay Kranzler, MD, PhD, both of whom have held multiple senior R&D leadership roles… Read More »

Stem cell researchers develop promising technique to generate new muscle cells in lab

To help patients with muscle disorders, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have engineered a new stem cell line to study the conversion of stem cells into muscle. Findings appeared in Cell Reports. “We have also developed a more efficient strategy to make muscles from human stem cells. Scientists… Read More »