regenerative medicine

Blind tadpoles learn visually after researchers graft eyes onto tails and treat them with neurotransmitter drugs

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 30, 2017) – Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and function of the transplanted organs, according to a paper published online today by researchers at the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University in npj Regenerative Medicine, a Nature Research journal.

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