Experimental Neurobiology 2019; 28(5): 628-641
Published online October 31, 2019
© The Korean Society for Brain and Neural Sciences
Mina Hwang1†, Myung-Hoon Han2†, Hyun-Hee Park1*, Hojin Choi1, Kyu-Yong Lee1, Young Joo Lee1, Jae Min Kim2, Jin Hwan Cheong2, Je Il Ryu2, Kyueng-Whan Min3, Young-Ha Oh3, Yong Ko4 and Seong-Ho Koh1,5*
Departments of 1Neurology, 2Neurosurgery, and 3Pathology, Hanyang University Guri Hospital, Guri 11923, 4Department of Neurosurgery, Hanyang University Medical Center, Seoul 04763, 5Department of Translational Medicine, Hanyang University Graduate School of Biomedical Science & Engineering, Seoul 04763, Korea
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†These authors contributed equally to the work.
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