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An animal model is a non-human species used in medical research because it can mimic aspects of a disease found in humans.
Animal Model … An animal model is a non-human species used in medical research because it can mimic aspects of a disease found in humans. … Biomedical Research, Ethics, … of a biological process or disease found in humans. Animal models (e.g., mice, rats, zebrafish and others) are …
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… NIH Scientists Report Promising Gene Therapy in AIDS Animal Model … Archive …
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Dr. Raman Sood is an associate investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch and director of the Zebrafish Core at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… Toronto, Canada. She has been at the National Institutes of Health since 1994, first at the National Institute of … to positional cloning to functional genomic analyses using animal models. She has participated in several collaborative …
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… 2000: Fly Model of Parkinson's Disease Reported … Archive …
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A mouse model is a laboratory mouse used to study some aspect of human physiology or disease.
… model is a laboratory mouse used to study some aspect of human physiology or disease. … Mouse Model, Knockout Mouse, Genetic Engineering, … from many of the same diseases. A large number of mouse models have been created to target specific human diseases …
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Dr. Shawn Burgess is a senior investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… Ph.D. in genetics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he studied the genetics of mitochondrial … deafness will also be targeted, in order to create new animal models relevant to one of the most common health problems in …
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… July 5 2016 The Power Of Model Organisms For Studying Rare Diseases … Archive …
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… NHGRI Scientists Develop Advanced Mouse Models Of Huntington's Disease … Archive …
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NHGRI researchers are studying the link between Parkinson's disease, and a rare disorder, Gaucher disease, by cross-breeding mice with the disease mutations.
… the puzzling link between a common disorder, Parkinson's disease, and a rare disorder, Gaucher disease, by … cross-breeding mice to carry human mutations causing each of the two diseases. They published their findings in the … mutations. ​ … Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, mouse models, GBA1, alpha-synuclein, Ellen Sidransky, M.D., Nahid …
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The zebrafish is a member of the minnow family of fish.
… Zebrafish … The zebrafish is a member of the minnow family of fish. … Animal Model, Gene, Transgenic, Candidate Gene, Genetic …