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Harnessing the brain's immune cells to stave off Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases

By Kristine Zengeler, Ph.D. Candidate in Neuroscience, University of Virginia
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Microglia, immune cells disguised as brain cells, are known as the janitors of the brain. Dialing up their usual duties just enough could provide an avenue to treat neurodegenerative disease.The Conversation


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