The Olfactory Neural Epithelium As a Tool in Neuroscience

Joëlle Lavoie, Patricia Gassó Astorga, Hadar Segal-Gavish, Yee Wen Candace Wu, Youjin Chung, Nicola G. Cascella, Akira Sawa, Koko Ishizuka

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Capturing both dynamic changes (state) and persistent signatures (trait) directly associated with disease at the molecular level is crucial in modern medicine. The olfactory neural epithelium, easily accessible in clinical settings, is a promising surrogate model in translational brain medicine, complementing the limitations in current engineered cell models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)100-103
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology


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