Contact: Deirdre Branley
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Caption: Dr. Hannes Buelow has identified a gene that orchestrates the crucially important branching of nerve fibers that occurs during development. The findings were published online today in the journal Cell. Dr. Buelow is associate professor in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience and of genetics at Einstein. See accompanying release.
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