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Leprosy Reborn: How a Long Maligned Disease Might Unlock the Secrets of Stem Cells

15:44 EDT 12 Oct 2018 | Discover Magazine

For the past 25 years, Anura Rambukkana has been studying a disease that’s already been cured. He studies leprosy, a disease that was once the scourge of humanity before a course of drugs developed in the mid-20th century brought it under control. For decades, he's worked in a field that sees little funding and few new faces, and many of his contemporaries have moved on to higher-profile projects involving diseases that attract grant dollars. Rambukkana, a professor of regeneration biolog

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