A fellow research team from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that a compound molecule used for drug delivery of insulin could be used to treat glioblastoma, an aggressive, usually fatal form of brain cancer. Read more here!
In the animal kingdom, pigs sometimes get a bad rap. We frequently use insults such as “filthy as a pig” in our daily conversations. But, perhaps we should change this to “helpful as a pig,” as pigs might play a critical role in helping to research Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers Franklin West and Qun Zhao join the program to discuss their work with Chris Shupe. https://www.wuga.org/post/athens-news-matters-uga-researchers-use-pig-brains-delve-alzheimers-parkinsons-cte#stream/0