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“Mighty Mice” in Space Could Lead to New Therapies for Muscle and Bone Loss on Earth
Study mice (Credit: The Jackson Laboratory)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (FL), September 10, 2020  (CASIS PR) – Findings from the “Mighty Mice” investigation on the International Space Station (ISS) may help “save the day” both for earthbound patients with muscle and bone loss as well as astronauts on prolonged spaceflight missions.

This week, researchers from The Jackson Laboratory, UConn Health, and Connecticut Children’s published an article in the journal  PNAS detailing results from their rodent research investigation sponsored by the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.

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