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Image: (A) Biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles. (B) Test to analyze short-term memory in transgenic mice with Alzheimer. (C and D) Markers to analyze neurogenesis (Photo courtesy of the University of the Basque Country).

Micro-, Nano-particles Designed to Enhance Treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Techniques are being developed to effectively deliver specific drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.   More...
29 Oct 2014

Boosting the Heart’s Natural Capacity to Recuperate After Heart Attack with Key Protein

By increasing up the levels of a well-known protein in the heart, researchers have discovered a new way to generate more blood vessels following a heart attack.   More...
27 Oct 2014
Image: Biomaterials were designed to specifically accommodate cardiac, neuronal, and stem cells. The biomaterials temporarily replace the native ECM, providing support and instructive cues to the developing tissues. Post implantation the biomaterial degrades leaving the engineered tissue to stand on its own (Photo courtesy of Tel Aviv University).

Gold Nanoparticles Improve Cellular Signaling in Novel Heart Repair Tissue

An Israeli research team has developed a novel gold nanoparticle-based approach for repairing damaged heart tissue.  More...
09 Oct 2014

MRI Technology Enables Noninvasive Monitoring of Emergent Cell Therapies

Cellular therapeutics, the application of using intact cells to treat and cure disease, is an important potential new therapeutic application, but it is hampered by the inability of clinicians and scientists to effectively monitor the destination, movements, and perseverance of these cells in patients without having to use invasive procedures, such as tissue sampling.   More...
07 Oct 2014

MRI Technology Designed for Diagnosing Painful Back Disorder

A new imaging technique used to identify biomarkers could indicate which patients have a painful, degenerative back condition is under development.  More...
06 Oct 2014
Image: Aggressor cells, which have the potential to cause autoimmunity, are targeted by treatment, causing conversion of these cells to protector cells. Gene expression changes gradually at each stage of treatment, as illustrated by the color changes in this series of heat maps (Photo courtesy of the University of Bristol/Dr. Bronwen Burton).

“Switch Off Button” Discovered in Autoimmune Disorders

Scientists have made an important advance in the fight against debilitating autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis by demonstrating how to stop cells destroy healthy body tissue. Instead of the body’s immune system destroying its own tissue by mistake, researchers have discovered how cells can be transformed from being aggressive to actually protecting against disease.  More...
22 Sep 2014

Bee Bacteria Could Provide Alternative to Antibiotics

A new study demonstrates that a unique lactic acid bacteria microbiota in the honey stomach of bees can counteract antibiotic-resistant microbes.   More...
22 Sep 2014

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