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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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

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Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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Seven days in science - 21 April 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice

Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Malaria Parasite Protein Shows Promise as Cancer Therapeutic
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A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.

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Individualizing Health Care One Byte at a Time
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A framework called PhenomeNET finds disease genes in a patient-specific manner by matching a patient's phenotype (symptoms) to a large database of gene-to-phenotype associations, including those from non-human model organisms.

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The Next Generation of Pancreatic Cancer Therapeutics
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Currently, there are not many effective therapies available other than surgery, and that is not an option for many patients.

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