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Professor Arthur Butt on why deeper research into glia holds the key to treating some of our biggest illnesses

  • 15 September 2020
  • 20 min listen

Professor Arthur Butt and his research team are obsessed with a little known type of cell in our nervous system. He explains why deeper research into glia could hold the key to treating some of our biggest illnesses, and ponders what other mysteries are yet to be discovered in our own bodies.

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Glia are extremely important. If they stop doing their job, neurons do not work.

Professor Arthur Butt, Professor of Cellular Neurophysiology

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