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Episode 11: April 2014

In this episode we hear about neuropathic pain, gene therapy, insulin production, aging in worms, and how flatworms grow new body parts.
Episode 11: April 2014

Chapters

  1. 0:40
    Getting to grips with pain
    Drugs could treat neuropathic pain more effectively if they targeted more than one type of ion channel.
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  2. 7:03
    Target practice
    Viruses have been used to deliver two types of nucleases into cells for targeted gene editing.
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  3. 13:33
    All change in the pancreas
    Generating different types of hormone secreting cells from human tissue sources could lead to new treatments for diabetes.
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  4. 18:47
    Life goes on
    Learning more about the genes that allow flatworms to regenerate organs and tissue after amputation.
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  5. 24:19
    Old before their time
    A protein that regulates metabolism in worms also helps to protect them from the effects of aging.
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