News tagged with experimental model
Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington's disease (HD) by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent ...
Neuroscience May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research team, led by John Guy, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has pioneered a novel technological treatment for Leber Hereditary Optic ...
Ophthalmology Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which there are recurring episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep with ongoing effort to breathe. OSA is estimated to affect 1 in 5 adults in America. The serious nature ...
Sleep apnea Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parkinson's protein causes disease spread in animal model, suggesting way disorder progresses over time in humans
(Medical Xpress) -- Penn researchers have shown that brain tissue from a Parkinson's disease mouse model , as well as synthetically produced disease protein fibrils, injected into young, symptom-free PD mice ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An agent under consideration for use in PET imaging combats neuronal death to relieve Parkinsonian symptoms in animal models, according to a study published on April 2nd in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite a century of research, memory encoding in the brain has remained mysterious. Neuronal synaptic connection strengths are involved, but synaptic components are short-lived while memories last lifetimes. ...
Neuroscience Mar 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mark Davis, PhD, director of Stanfords Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, has used mice to brilliant effect. They have helped him and a legion of fellow immunologists unravel many ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stabilizing the cell's power-generating center protects against Parkinson's disease (PD) in a rat model, according to a report published online this week in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Medical research Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Two proteins conspire to promote a lethal neurological disease, according to a study published online this week in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Amplification of anaplastic lymphoma kinase, which has been reported in other cancers such as non-small cell lung cancers, may be a primary driver of the rapid metastasis that patients with inflammatory breast cancer experience.
Inflammatory disorders Nov 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified a new kind of cancer drug that has been shown to be effective against tumours in different experimental systems. An article published in Nature Medicine shows ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Bone marrow-derived cells (BMDCs) participate in the growth and spread of tumors of the breast, brain, lung, and stomach. To examine the role of BMDCs, researchers developed a mouse model that could be used to track the migration ...
Cancer Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a paper published in the October 2011 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine, a team of researchers at Columbia University Medical Center led by Stephen Tsang, MD, Ph.D have achieved temporary functional preservation of pho ...
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Regular exercise could help prevent brain damage associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, according to research published this month in Elsevier's journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Neuroscience Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Poor maternal diet before conception can result in offspring with reduced birth weights and increased risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity.
Health Jul 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0