Using a homemade, high-tech microscope, scientists at the School of Medicine have revealed how a cancer-causing virus anchors itself to our DNA. That discovery could pave the way for doctors to cure incurable diseases by flushing out viruses, including HPV and Epstein-Barr, that now permanently embed themselves in our cells.READ MORE
Scientists have identified a protein, called GPR68, that senses blood flow and tells small blood vessels called arterioles when to dilate. The researchers believe medications that activate GPR68 could one day be useful to treat medical conditions, including ischemic stroke.READ MORE
A recent study exploited state-of-the-art mass spectrometry to provide the first direct evidence of beta-amyloid dimers in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and points to the potential of these molecules as biomarkers. Beta-amyloid dimers may be the smallest pathological species that trigger Alzheimer’s disease.
A moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers. And it happens quickly – in just one hour, the arsenic level is so low that the water is no longer harmful for people to drink.READ MORE
A Study of mice from apartment buildings showed that many carry bacteria responsible for mild to life-threatening gastroenteritis in people, and some of these bacteria may be resistant to antibiotics.READ MORE
A team of investigators has found a new mechanism that is critical to the ability of certain avian influenza A viruses to infect humans. The mechanism overcomes a defense that normally protects human cells from infection by avian influenza.
Mutations in genes that produce RAS proteins turn a normally benign process, essential for cellular growth, into a cancer stimulant that is currently undruggable. Now, cutting-edge protein analysis may help treat cancers caused by these mutations.READ MORE
Many strains of bacteria have become resistant to existing antibiotics, and very few new drugs have been added to the antibiotic arsenal .Researchers have now developed a promising streamlined approach to developing such drugs using a computer algorithm that mimics the natural process of evolution.READ MORE
World Congress on Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2018
International Conference on Epigenetics and Epitranscriptomics
Sep 17 - Sep 18, 2018