New Blood: Former Novartis Exec Transitions to Rubius Therapeutics
New Red-Blood-Cell-Derived Therapies Are Poised to Launch Rubius into the Spotlight.
Improving Human Health: The Promise of Epigenetics
A New Perspective for Genomic Research from Prof. Shankar Balsubramanian
Translating Innovation into Therapies
Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Commercialization Were Key Topics at the Recent ON Helix Conference in Cambridge, U.K.
Literature Review: Dielectrophoresis to the Fore
Old Methodology Resurrected to Allow Inexpensive Label-Free Separation of Cell Populations
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Loss of Circular RNA Throws Brain for a Loop
August 14, 2017
the gene for Cdr1as, a circRNA known to be predominantly expressed in excitatory neurons. ... They are part of the first wave of responses when stimuli are presented to neurons. Also ...
Does a Common Food Preservative Trigger Obesity?
August 11, 2017
Sareen and colleagues explain. Hypothalamic neuropeptidergic neurons receive endocrine signals from different parts of gut, including gastrin and ghrelin from the stomach and ...
New Neuron Types Identified Epigenetically
August 11, 2017
Neurons are thought to harbor differences that cannot be detected just by looking at them, ... is a way of profiling chemical modifications of DNA molecules in individual neurons. ...
Opioid Painkillers Could Be Replaced by Cancer Drugs
August 9, 2017
.../mTOR pathway and matrix metalloproteinase-9," wrote the article's authors. "Moreover, EREG application potentiated capsaicin-induced calcium influx in a subset of sensory neurons. ...
BrainStorm Wins $15.9M CIRM Grant for Phase III Trial of ALS...
July 21, 2017
... Svendsen and colleagues at Cedars-Sinai are using engineered stem cells to produce GDNF, then inject the GDNF-producing stem cells into motor neurons in one side of the spinal ...
Pain Management May Benefit from "Outside the Cell" Thinking...
July 21, 2017
contributes to the development and function of synapses, neurons, and the nervous system. ... Unlike other cells, neurons have complex tree-like structures. Consequently, in neurons, ...
Tau Protein Finding May Open Door to Novel Alzheimer's Therapies...
July 7, 2017
In Alzheimer's, tau aggregates to form ropelike inclusions within brain cells that eventually strangle the neurons. Until now, the team points out, how tau transitions from its ...
Advancing 3D Cell Culture for Biomedical Research Using Primary...
July 1, 2017
... so they more closely resembled immature neurons than embryonic kidney cells.6 Finally, many cell lines are often misidentified and can also be contaminated with other cells. ...
Novel Method for Neuron Studies May Lead to New Alzheimer's Therapies...
June 27, 2017
a technique named FLARE to label neurons when they become active to provide a view ... for Imaging and Manipulating Activated Neurons"), which appears in Nature Biotechnology. ...
Transforming the Organ Tissue Model
June 1, 2017
... The microBrain's cellular mix also includes glutamatergic and GABAergic neurons. Scalability The microHeart and microBrain tissues are made in very large batches. "Millions of ...