Mehmet Fatih Yanik and his research group have created a miniature production line to streamline the process of testing drugs on worms. Their system is able to isolate a worm, perform precise laser surgery on it in order to sever just one of its neurons, treat it with a candidate chemical compound and, after a suitable incubation period, screen it to look for signs of drug-induced regeneration of the damaged cell.«more»

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Professor Mehmet Fatih Yanik

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