Ingestible Drug-Delivery Materials May Improve Patient Treatment Compliance

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Hydrogel-based capsules could expand and reside in the GI tract for days, slowly releasing medication.

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Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research

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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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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1).

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Easily Automate PK Assays for Human IgG Drugs in Preclinical Species
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At AAPS NBC event, Lumigen produced a poster summarizing the use of their pipetting robot, Andrew which can measure IgG drug concentration in a pre-clinical setting.

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Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
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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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A Rogue Gene is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop it
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The researchers are closer to understanding the source of the seizures, a gene known as GNAO1 and the transformations it can take on, and potentially stopping its devastating effects by uncovering key differences in the way it functions.

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