Rapamycin Lotion Reduces Facial Tumors Caused by Tuberous Sclerosis

News   May 24, 2018 | Original story from University of Texas Health

 
Rapamycin Lotion Reduces Facial Tumors Caused by Tuberous Sclerosis

Working on a promising treatment for facial tumors tied to tuberous sclerosis complex, from the left, are Adelaide Hebert, M.D.; John Slopis, M.D.; Mary Kay Koenig, M.D.; Joshua Samuels, M.D., M.P.H.; and Hope Northrup, M.D. All are from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston with the exception of Slopis, who is with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Credit: Maricruz Kwon, UTHealth

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Cryo-EM Reveals Interaction Between Major Drug Targets

News

For the first time, scientists have visualized the interaction between two critical components of the body's vast cellular communication network, a discovery that could lead to more effective medications with fewer side effects for conditions ranging from migraine to cancer.

READ MORE

New Ovarian Cancer Target

News

Researchers have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of calcium deficiency and kidney diseases, may increase the likelihood of surviving ovarian cancer. This new study opens a potential avenue for treating ovarian cancer. Since Calcitriol is an FDA-approved drug, no additional research is needed before the drug can advance to human clinical trials for ovarian cancer.

READ MORE

Novel Microplate 3D Bioprinting Platform for Engineering Muscle and Tendon Tissues

News

There is a strong need for medication that treats age-related degenerative muscle and tendon diseases. A critical bottleneck in the discovery and development of novel drugs for skeletal muscle is the lack of efficient and robust functional in vitro assays for compound screening. Researchers describe the development of a novel screening platform with automated production of 3D muscle- and tendon–like tissues using 3D bioprinting.

READ MORE

 

Comments | 0 ADD COMMENT

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Cancer Research

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
 

We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy