A team of researchers form the UT Southwestern Medical Center and University of Tsukuba have identified key cells within the brain that are critical for determining circadian rhythms, the 24-hour … Continue Reading Researchers identify elusive cell type in the brain that control circadian rhythms.
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have pinpointed the immune system mechanism that allows a kidney transplant to be accepted without lifelong immunosuppressive drugs, a significant step toward reducing or … Continue Reading Kidney transplant tolerance mechanism identified.
A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh state that it might be possible to heal cirrhotic liver disease by rebooting the genes that control liver cell function. If … Continue Reading Rebooting cell programming via precision medicine reverses liver failure in animal model.
Researchers at the Stanford University have discovered that when a certain aggressive leukemia is causing havoc in the body, the solution may be to force the cancer cells to grow … Continue Reading Researchers engineer a ‘cancer differentiation therapy’ for leukemia.
Stating that sleep is an essential biological process seems as obvious as saying that the sun rises every morning. Yet, researchers’ understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of … Continue Reading Lipidomics study identifies common biomarkers of sleep debt in humans and rats.
Brain cancer patients may live longer thanks to a new cancer-detection method developed by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University and the Polytechnique Montréal. The collaborative team has … Continue Reading Revolutionary probe enables surgeons to detect all invasive brain cancer cells during surgery.
Open any introductory biology textbook and one of the first things learnt is that DNA spells out the instructions for making proteins, tiny machines that do much of the work … Continue Reading Scientists identify protein with the same power as messenger RNA.
Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center, together with collaborators from the University of Tokyo, have developed a method that combines tissue decolorization and light-sheet fluorescent microscopy to take extremely … Continue Reading Scientists make whole-body, 3D pathological transparent mice.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Brigham Young University, La Jolla Institute and the University of Chicago have identified the long-sought activating molecules for a rare but crucial subset of … Continue Reading Scientists identify trigger for crucial immune system cell.
Researchers at the University of Connecticut have found a new way to identify protein mutations in cancer cells. The novel method is being used to develop precision medical vaccines to treat … Continue Reading Researchers develop first individualised precise medical vaccine for ovarian cancer.
“When you discover something novel the medical imperative is to come up with a good use for it” ….. Paul Janssen I was approached to report on a Reuters webinar … Continue Reading Healthinnovations on Thomson Reuters: New Techniques in Drug Discovery.