Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researchers recently discovered that by testing the level of NER (nucleotide excision repair) gene expression, pediatric oncologists can determine the likelihood of early relapse (less than three years) in their acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) patients. This is a critical finding because NER gene expression levels can now help guide doctors in […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers from the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) and the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMCP), in collaboration with the IATA, have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in plants. The results of this research, that could impact […]Continue Reading ...
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund a series of collaborations with medical research institutions in the southern United States to test new ways of implementing HIV treatment and prevention tools in counties with some of the highest rates of new HIV cases nationwide. The U.S. South overall has the highest rates […]Continue Reading ...
Filling key gaps in the research and understanding of the treatment of people with disabilities in the workplace could help improve employee success on the job and develop more disability-inclusive workplaces, a new review of disability research has shown. People with disabilities make up roughly 15 percent of the world’s population but much of the […]Continue Reading ...
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are testing a vaccine against opioid abuse developed by the Scripps Research Institute in California. The vaccine is meant to block the effects of heroin and fentanyl in patients with opioid use disorder. The methodology of VCU’s preclinical tests was recently featured in the journal Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. Lead author […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM) Maryland Psychiatric Center (MPRC) and Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS), along with researchers at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP), have been awarded a collaborative five-year $1.78 million grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia. The Principal Investigator for the research is […]Continue Reading ...
Mark Cullen, MD, senior associate dean of research in the School of Medicine, has been named senior associate vice provost for research at Stanford. In the new role, Cullen will advise Kathryn Moler, PhD, vice provost and dean of research, on universitywide research policy and compliance issues, as well as develop strategy on the future of […]Continue Reading ...
Can skin wounds heal without leaving scars? That’s the question being explored in a project entitled ScarLessWorld headed by Dr. Yuval Rinkevich, research group leader at Helmholtz Zentrum München. His work will now be supported by a Consolidator grant from the European Research Council (ERC) providing around two million euros of research funding over the […]Continue Reading ...
Despite public health efforts, many people who get fungal infections in their blood streams die, even if they can be identified and treated with antifungal drugs. These therapies are often ineffective on their own and increasingly the infections are becoming resistant to treatment with some of the front line antifungal drugs. The new technique, within […]Continue Reading ...
The Nobel Lectures held by the laureates of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine saw Aula Medica at Karolinska Institutet filled to the brink. In addition to 1,000 audience members in the auditorium, people around the world were able to watch the live broadcast when James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo talked about […]Continue Reading ...
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded David Cheresh, PhD, Distinguished Professor and vice chair of Pathology at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with a $4.2 million Outstanding Investigator Award to continue his research into cancer’s ability to overcome stress, gain drug resistance and metastasize. The Outstanding Investigator Award provides long term […]Continue Reading ...
In an effort to prevent some of the world’s most lethal diseases, an international research team spanning five continents and led by Montana State University will study bats in Australia, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Ghana. Raina Plowright, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in MSU’s College of Agriculture and College of Letters and […]Continue Reading ...
Brown University’s Center for Central Nervous System Function, part of the Carney Institute for Brain Science, has been awarded a $12 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health’s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program. The funding will support the research center for the next five years. With a focus on the genetic […]Continue Reading ...
Insilico Medicine, one of the leaders in artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development, digital medicine, and aging research announced today the publication of its recent paper titled “Artificial Intelligence for Aging and Longevity Research: Recent Advances and Perspectives” in Ageing Research Reviews, one of the highest-impact journals in the field. The paper introduces recent […]Continue Reading ...
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is establishing ten new Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs) to further support top-level research in Germany. This was decided by the responsible Grants Committee during its autumn session in Bonn. The new CRCs will receive a total of approximately €120.3 million in funding for an initial four-year period starting […]Continue Reading ...
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