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The Trouble with Disease Models: Case Study in Diabetes

02:08 EDT 14 Sep 2017 | Bitesize Bio

The development of new drugs requires reliable and robust animal disease models. Since the cause of many diseases is still unknown, it is often difficult to identify adequate and predictive disease models. For example, researchers developing treatments for neuropsychiatric diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s face a particular challenge given the subjectivity of many of…

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