Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

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Two teams investigated whether an antisense oligonucleotide drug that turns off the ATXN2 gene could be used as a potential therapy in mouse models of these diseases.

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E-Cigarettes and 21st Century Toxicology

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21st Century Toxicology provides a wealth of new technology that can enable faster, more accurate and more physiologically relevant eCigarette product safety assessment. And it avoids the need for animal testing.

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15 Best Signs from the March for Science

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We take a look at a selection of the best signs from the March for Science.

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Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

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Vanderbilt researchers used a global co-expression network approach to map genes to metabolic pathways in Arabidopsis, providing a powerful resource for the development of novel therapies from plants.

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Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry
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NIH researchers find pairing CNS drugs with amitriptyline enhances their delivery to the brain.

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Your Gut Bacteria May Effect Your Response to Chemotherapy Drugs
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UMass Medical School researchers find connection between bacteria and chemotherapy drugs in lab study.

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Fighting Infectious Diseases Using 3D Weapons
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Research team achieves a significant milestone in the effort to understand pathogens responsible for some of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases.

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