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Penn Medicine Biochemist Receives Major Award for Research on Epigenetic Protein Modifications via Mass Spec
Penn Medicine Biochemist Receives Major Award for Research on Epigenetic Protein Modifications via Mass Spec
News   Jun 20, 2018

Benjamin A.Garcia, PhD, an expert in quantitative proteomics and Presidential Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded the Biemann Medal by the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). The early-career award recognizes significant achievement in basic or applied mass spectrometry.

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Gene Editing Technology May Improve Accuracy of Predicting Heart Disease Risk
Gene Editing Technology May Improve Accuracy of Predicting Heart Disease Risk
News   Jun 19, 2018

Scientists may now be able to predict whether carrying a specific genetic variant increases a person’s risk for disease using gene editing and stem cell technologies.

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Gut Microbes May Contribute to Depression and Anxiety
Gut Microbes May Contribute to Depression and Anxiety
News   Jun 18, 2018

Like everyone, people with type 2 diabetes and obesity suffer from depression and anxiety, but even more so

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Recruiting Microbes to Combat Cholera Infection
Recruiting Microbes to Combat Cholera Infection
News   Jun 14, 2018

MIT engineers have developed a probiotic mix of natural and engineered bacteria to diagnose and treat cholera, an intestinal infection that causes severe dehydration.

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New Method to Quickly and Accurately Detect Infections
New Method to Quickly and Accurately Detect Infections
News   Jun 13, 2018

A new study by UTSA researchers describes a method that could show quickly and accurately whether a person has been infected with harmful bacteria or other pathogens.

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Improved Method for Isolating Extracellular RNA
Improved Method for Isolating Extracellular RNA
News   Jun 13, 2018

In a breakthrough that could lead to powerful new ways to diagnose and track a wide range of medical conditions, scientists at The Rockefeller University have devised an improved method for isolating and identifying tiny fragments of RNA in human blood products.

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Automated Robotic Device Enables Faster Blood Testing
Automated Robotic Device Enables Faster Blood Testing
News   Jun 13, 2018

Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related institutions to allow health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients.

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Algorithm Helps Diagnose Zika Using Biomarkers
Algorithm Helps Diagnose Zika Using Biomarkers
News   Jun 13, 2018

A platform that can diagnose several diseases with a high degree of precision using metabolic markers found in patients’ blood has been developed by scientists at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil.

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63 New Genetic Variations in DNA Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
63 New Genetic Variations in DNA Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
News   Jun 12, 2018

A major new study of more than 140,000 men has identified 63 new genetic variations in the DNA code that increase the risk of prostate cancer.

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Nasal Brush Test to Diagnose Asthma
Nasal Brush Test to Diagnose Asthma
News   Jun 12, 2018

Mount Sinai researchers have identified a genetic biomarker of asthma that can be tested for using a simple nasal brush and basic follow-up data analysis.

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