A rhesus macaque model of COVID-19 suggests that primates can shed SARS-CoV-2 virus from the nose and stool for nearly a month after infection.
A mouse model of diabetic nephropathy suggests that inflammation and immune responsiveness may determine whether diabetics suffer from kidney disease.
Using mice bearing a specific chromosomal deletion, researchers have found that schizophrenia and early-onset Parkinson’s disease may share a common underlying pathway.
Using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system, researchers have developed a pig model of Huntington’s disease that better mimics how the disease progresses in humans.
A monkey model of autism which more closely mimics the condition in humans could help researchers understand what causes the disease.