Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics says it will make brain cells that can boost research on Alzheimer’s
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Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics says it will make brain cells that can boost research on Alzheimer’s

Cellular Dynamics

Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics says it will make brain cells that can boost research on Alzheimer’s

A Madison stem cell company plans to manufacture specialized brain cells that it says could help researchers create a path toward better drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.

Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics Inc. has signed an agreement with the University of California-Irvine for an exclusive license to a patent for creating microglia cells, a type of brain cell that plays a critical role in preserving the function of the brain.

The technology is “groundbreaking,” the Madison company said.

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