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K-State Cancer Research is Using Genetics Studies to Develop Tools to Study Diseases, Improve Regenerative Treatment

Monday March 19, 2012

Research from a Kansas State University professor may make it easier to recover after spinal cord injury or to study neurological disorders.

Mark Weiss, professor of anatomy and physiology, is researching genetic models for spinal cord injury or diseases such as Parkinson’s disease. He is developing technology that can advance cellular therapy and regenerative medicine — a type of research that can greatly improve animal and human health.

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