Cronutt the sea lion cured of epilepsy after pig brain cells were transplanted into its cerebrum – Daily Mail

A sea lion named Cronutt has been given a second lease on life thanks for a ground-breaking procedure that cured his epilepsy – and the treatment could soon be used to save humans

 
A sea lion named Cronutt has been given a second lease on life thanks for a ground-breaking procedure that cured his epilepsy – and the treatment could soon be used to save humans.

Cronutt was found beached in San Luis Obispo County, California in 2017 due to brain damage caused by toxic algal that caused the animal to have seizures.

In 2020, surgeons conducted an experimental therapy that transplanted healthy pig brain cells into Cornutt’s brain.

Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10394999/Cronutt-sea-lion-cured-epilepsy-pig-brain-cells-transplanted-cerebrum.html

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