Window into human behavior, brain disease

Dec 24 2006 - 9:22pm
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UCSF scientists have identified a cell population that is a primary target of the degenerative brain disease known as frontotemporal dementia, which is as common as Alzheimer's disease in patients who develop dementia before age 65.

Because the cells arose only recently in evolutionary history - in a common ancestor of great apes and humans -

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