animal models

The Mouse With Sleeper Toxins

September 20, 2010

Studying a disease using an animal model is not as simple as merely replicating it. For instance, a variety of techniques have been used in animals to simulate the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, where the protective myelin sheath that [Read more]

A Thread in the Genetic Zipper

June 15, 2010

In the first part of his “The Genome at 10” series on Sunday, Nicholas Wade of the New York Times wrote about frustration in the wake of the Human Genome Project. Despite optimistic promises at its unveiling in 2000, scientists [Read more]