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Scientists Develop New Drug Screening Tool for Dystonia

Researchers have identified a common mechanism underlying separate forms of dystonia, a family of brain disorders that cause involuntary, debilitating and often painful movements, including twists and turns of different parts of the body.

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Neural Stem Cells Serve as RNA Highways Too

Scientists visualize potential mechanisms driving formation of new neurons in the brain

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Drug Delivery Modification Sidesteps Allergic Responses

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have reconfigured a popular drug-delivery technology to evade immune responses that have halted some clinical trials.

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Shyni Varghese: Making Miniature Models of Muscles, Bones and Tumors

New faculty member Shyni Varghese brings tissue-on-a-chip and bone-healing technologies to Duke this summer

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