The underappreciated astrocyte; a vital link between brain tumors and epileptic seizures
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The underappreciated astrocyte; a vital link between brain tumors and epileptic seizures

The brain has billions of cells of which only 30 percent are neurons. Astrocytes are the predominant cell type of the remaining 70 percent. Surprisingly, astrocytes have not been studied in as much detail as neurons have. “We began this project by studying normal brain cells,” said co-senior author Dr. Benjamin Deneen, associate professor in … Continue reading