Stem Cell Drug Screen Yields Potential Alternative to Statins

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New liver stem-cell screen of SPECTRUM compounds suggests cardiac glycosides could be repurposed to treat high cholesterol

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Simplify Your 3D Cell Culture with a Novel Method for Tissue Modeling

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This video shows the technology behind the RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System and how it creates high-density collagen scaffolds with cells embedded. The RAFT™ System has successfully been used in many research areas including toxicology, oncology, blood brain barrier models, corneal models and more. Coming along with easy-to-follow protocols, RAFT™ System allows you to set up robust 3D cultures in less than an hour. Learn more about RAFT™ System on www.lonza.com/raft-3d-culture.com.

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice

Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
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MAP2 has been shown to regulate the transport of vital molecules along axons, a finding which could help to better understand neurodegenerative diseases.

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How Cancer Evades the Immune System
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A team of scientists from Singapore has discovered new ways in which cancers can escape the body’s immune system.

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Macrophages Help Maintain A Healthy Heart Rhythm
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In addition to their roles in the immune system of removing pathogens and cellular debris, macrophages have been shown to help maintain cardiac conduction.

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