Scientists accidentally reprogram mature mouse GABA neurons into dopaminergic-like neurons

Attempting to make dopamine-producing neurons out of glial cells in mouse brains, a group of researchers instead converted mature inhibitory neurons into dopaminergic cells. Their findings reveal that — contrary to previous belief — it is possible to reprogram one mature neuron type into another without first reverting it to a stem-cell-like state. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181011112421.htm