In pre-clinical studies, the University of Florida has identified two drugs that reverse ADM, a process that precedes pancreatic cancer.
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A new study has revealed that activating the RORβ protein could lead to a possible treatment and prevention for osteoarthritis.
How engineered RNA binding proteins delivered in vivo by gene therapy could treat myotonic dystrophy
In this article, Dr Jim Burns discusses promising pre-clinical results of how a new platform could treat the root cause of many devastating genetic diseases including myotonic dystrophy type 1.
Exosomes containing salmonella antigens were administered to the mice, enabling the models to develop antibodies against the bacteria.
A key modifier has been identified by researchers in a large fruit fly genetic deletion related to neurodevelopmental disorders such as schizophrenia and autism.
PROTAC drugs that safely and effectively target leukaemia and lymphoma cells have been developed by researchers.
Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered that a modified version of an important immune cell protein, TLR5, could be used to treat Alzheimer's disease.
11 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) have just closed a joint conference in Vienna, which aimed to help researchers accelerate the development of new antimicrobials and to shed light on the challenges associated with antimicrobial resistance.
4 March 2016 | By Victoria White
Working with lab-grown human stem cells, a team of researchers suspect they have discovered how the Zika virus probably causes microcephaly in foetuses...
9 December 2015 | By Victoria White
Researchers at University of Florida have used gene therapy in a rat model to show that the expression of a particular receptor can reinstate lost memory function...
16 June 2015 | By Victoria White
Rapamycin, a pharmaceutical used to coat coronary stents and prevent transplant rejection, reduces obesity and preserves lean body mass when given to rats...