UB Researchers Grow Human Serotonin In Petri Dish

Updated August 28, 2015

A research team led by Jian Feng, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, has grown human serotonin cells from lung fibroblasts in a petri dish. "With this new technology, scientists can generate serotonin neurons from patients who suffer from serotonin-related mental illnesses," says Feng.