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Could boosting brain cells' appetites fight disease? New research shows promise
Date:7/3/2014

ntipsychotic drugs are much less likely to develop ALS.

Barmada's work at U-M now focuses on the connection between brain cells' ability to clear abnormal proteins. He also studies the cells' regulation of RNA molecules created as part of expressing protein-encoding genes. Looking further upstream in the protein-producing process could yield further clues to why disease develops and what can be done about it, he says.


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Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
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