Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Altering Huntington’s Disease Patients’ Skin Cells Into Brain Cells Sheds Light on Disorder


Newswise imagePictured are reprogrammed cells from a 71-year-old patient with Huntington’s disease. Originally skin cells, these have been converted into medium spiny neurons, the cell type affected in Huntington’s disease. Sampling skin cells from patients and converting them directly into neurons affected by the disorder is a new tool to help understand why nerve cells die in this fatal condition.