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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Simple Method for Synthesizing Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broad and strikingly easy method for synthesizing Boronic acid-based drugs.

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The Accidental Discovery of LSD

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Bicycle Day on the 19th April celebrates the accidental discovery of LSD by Swiss Chemist, Albert Hoffman.

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Femto-second Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins

Femto-second Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins

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Femto and picosecond laser scanning and screening in flow cytometers enable visualization of protein crystalline structure.

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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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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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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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