The current issue of genes & development contains two articles on the use or development of mouse models to study human disease.
Scientists of the NIH have developed a usefull mouse model to study type 2 diabetes
Mouse model of type 2 diabetes
and in another study a team led by Dr. Eric Holland at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York reports on the development of new mouse models of brain tumors
Brain tumors and mouse models: New insight into the development of gliomas
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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