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New map changes understanding of immune cells in the brain

Monday, May 20. 2019

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A major new international study has mapped the immune cells of the brain, known as microglia, in humans and mice. Microglia are thought to play a role in a number of neurological conditions, including MS, Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. As such, the biology of microglia in both health and disease has been of great interest.

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