Developing a New Staging System for Prostate CancerNews
Researchers are developing and validating a novel staging system to better predict outcomes and inform treatment decisions for men diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer.Read more
Evidence for a DNA Methylation Signature of ASD in Cord BloodNews
A new study led by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found a distinct DNA methylation signature in the cord blood of newborns who were eventually diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This signature mark spanned DNA regions and genes linked to early fetal neurodevelopment. The findings may hold clues for early diagnosis and intervention.Read more
State-of-the-Art AI Methods Used To Study Alzheimer’sNews
A massive problem like Alzheimer's disease --which affects nearly 50 million people worldwide--requires bold solutions. New funding expected to total $17.8 million, awarded to USC's Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging Informatics Institute and its collaborators, is one key piece of that puzzle.
Like Humans, Aging Chimpanzees Value Friendship and CompanyNews
Old friends get together to relax, share meals, and trust and support each other. In the latter part of life, these friendships are highly valued. Recent research shows this happens in chimpanzees as well as humans.
What Happens in the Brain During Amnesia?Article
Memory’s absence, amnesia, has profound implications for brain function and has been recognized as a neurological disorder for centuries. The neural underpinnings of amnesia remain a contentious and hotly debated topic. This article will examine these debates and the remaining challenges involved in understanding the neurobiological basis of amnesia.Read more
Repurposing and Combining Drugs – An Effective Cancer Treatment StrategyArticle
Dr Robert Nagourney is having success investigating whether a unique combination of existing and approved cancer drugs might be more effective compared to “off-the-shelf” treatments. Technology Networks recently had the pleasure of speaking with Nagourney to learn more about his work focused on repurposing drugs. He discusses the challenges and benefits of exploring new uses for drugs that are outside the scope of their original indication.Read more
Using Analytical Chemistry To Put an End to Corked WineArticle
The sound when the cork “pops” out of the bottle is satisfying isn’t it? But what disappointment if at that very first sip the off flavors of a faulty wine hit your tongue. In this article we are going to focus on cork taint, what it is, how analysts detect it and ways to prevent it.Read more
SMi’s 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology East CoastEvent
Oct 28 - Oct 29, 2020Boston, United States