Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Mini Me: What Makes for Good Models of Human Disease?

Mini Me: What Makes for Good Models of Human Disease? 

One of the major roadblocks to the development of novel therapies is the lack of robust and reliable animal models. Selecting and validating animal models that mimic human conditions is challenging, especially when faced with chronic multi-factorial diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Acknowledging this problem, the National Institutes of Health initiated the Animal Models…

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