Miniature Human Brains Grow for Months When Implanted in Mice Skulls

Updated April 15, 2018

Research by Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, professor of pathology and anatomical sciences, uses cerebral organoids, or mini brains, to understand the cause of schizophrenia. It’s “an important technical advance,” he said, and “an important initial step toward using organoids in regenerative medicine.”