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Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
News   Jul 27, 2017

Scientists have uncovered how cells are kept in the right place as the body develops, which may shed light on what causes invasive cancer cells to migrate.

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Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
News   Jul 27, 2017

A team of scientists targeted the gene CtBP with a drug known as HIPP (2-hydroxy-imino phenylpyruvic acid) and were able to reduce the development of pre-cancerous polyps by half.

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CRISPR Used to Prevent Development of Angiogenesis of the Retina
CRISPR Used to Prevent Development of Angiogenesis of the Retina
News   Jul 27, 2017

Powerful new technology may lead to novel therapies to prevent vision loss, blindness in those with diseases of the retina.

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Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
News   Jul 27, 2017

Researchers have found that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body, which could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.

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Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Successfully 3D Printed
Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Successfully 3D Printed
News   Jul 26, 2017

A breakthrough in the 3D-printing of human pluripotent stem cells means scientists are one step closer to being able to 3D print human organs and tissues for transplantation therapy.

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LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
News   Jul 26, 2017

LifeArc, the medical research charity, has partnered with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to provide a range of services in technology transfers.

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The Role of Lung Cell Turnover in Influenza Pneumonia
The Role of Lung Cell Turnover in Influenza Pneumonia
News   Jul 26, 2017

Research led by University of Cincinnati scientists is investigating how influenza spreads through the lungs by focusing on how resistant or susceptible cells lining the airway are to viral infection.

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Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
News   Jul 26, 2017

Researchers have now found that in skin cutaneous melanoma an epigenetic control protein is key to the development of immunotherapy resistance.

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Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
News   Jul 24, 2017

After performing a biopsy on the patient, the skin cells are transformed into brain cells that effectively imitate the disease and the age of the patient.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
News   Jul 21, 2017

The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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