0000 grant helps groundbreaking neuroscience research at UT

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) -Groundbreaking neuroscience research is being done at the University of Toledo and one professor is getting a $500,000 grant to do it.  For UT’s Dr. Marthe Howard, working with mice could be the key to understanding the problems that plague humans. Right now Howard is working to advance treatment of medical conditions in the gut and other organs, like diabetes, colitis and IBS.  “None of that can be done without understanding the basics of how the organs are hooked up,” Howard said.  She’s hoping to treat those issues without medication. Instead she’s trying to change the way the nervous system connection between the brain and these specific organs deal with these problems. And that’s where the grant money comes in.  “It will allow me to create these new mouse models that are not only really…


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