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National Institutes of Health

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

2021 Annual Report of the Division of Intramural Research

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Pink and purple tendrils on a black background

This image shows human neuronal axons growing on microfluidic chambers. Using these devices, we can start to understand key biological processes unique to human neuronal axons, such as how they grow or why they degenerate.

Image created by Jorge Gomez-Deza, PhD, of the Le Pichon lab.

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