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Chemical Treatment Transforms Skin Cells Into Neurons

Aug 08

An anonymous reader writes: Two teams of researchers have independently succeeded in turning skin cells into neurons using a chemical cocktail. One group used human cells from healthy individuals and Alzheimer’s patients, and the other used cells from mice. Sciencemag reports: “Molecular and cell biologists say the technique could become an important player in personalized medicine, specifically in using a patient’s own cells to develop therapies for their disease or even to provide a source of transplantable cells for treatment.”


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