Tag Archives: disease models

Building an artificial kidney from human stem cells

Building an Artificial Kidney from Human Stem Cells. AoS

Many diseases and drugs affect kidney function by damaging the glomeruli — the major site of blood filtration and a target for many diseases. An in vitro model of the human glomerulus could facilitate therapeutic discovery and

Of flies and men: investigating human disease in fruit flies

My lab studies diseases which affect the neurons connecting our brains to the muscles throughout our bodies, called motor neurons. In particular, we are interested in the hereditary spastic paraplegias (or HSPs for short), a group of