Mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders display metabolic dysfunction

Mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders possess unique, sex-specific metabolic dysfunctions, according to a new study in eNeuro. Understanding the unique metabolic effects of each disorder in both animal models and humans may lead to more personalized treatments and diagnostic methods. Any disorder affecting the brain also impacts the body. People with neurodevelopmental disorders—including Down syndrome […]

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Approaches for disinfecting occupied rooms efficiently and safely with UV light

A new study published in Indoor Air provides design-based solutions on how to best use ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) to disinfect occupied rooms without harming individuals. This research was conducted by Dorit Aviv, assistant professor of architecture and director of the Thermal Architecture Lab at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, Penn […]

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