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Contact: Heather Buschman, Ph.D.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Cerebellar Stem Cells

Caption: Cerebellar stem cells engineered to express Myc and mutant p53 (shown here) give rise to aggressive tumors that resemble a particularly malignant form of human medulloblastoma, providing a new model that will help scientists develop more effective therapies for this disease.

Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

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