News tagged with nobel prizes
A Nobel prize-winning scientist Tuesday played down "shock-horror scenarios" that a new virus strain will emerge with the potential to kill millions of people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 3 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPScs) from the skin of patients with Dravet syndrome (DS) show Dravet-like functional impairment when they are converted into neurons, finds research in BioMed Central's open ...
Medical research May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The blood of young and old people differs. In an article published recently in the scientific journal Blood, a research group at Lund University in Sweden explain how they have succeeded in rejuvenating the blood of mice b ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New type of pluripotent cell discovered in adult breast tissue: Human body carries personalized 'patch kit'
(Medical Xpress)—UC San Francisco researchers have found that certain rare cells extracted from adult breast tissue can be instructed to become different types of cells – a discovery that could have important ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers use skin cells from patients with an inherited heart condition to recreate the adult-onset disease in a laboratory dish—producing the first maturation-based disease model for testing new therapies.
Medical research Jan 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A retrovirus called HERV-H, which inserted itself into the human genome millions of years ago, may play an important role in pluripotent stem cells, according to a new study published in the journal Retrovirology by scient ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 2 |
Two Americans and a Swede have won this year's Crafoord Prize, a 4 million kronor ($600,000) scientific award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to honor achievements not always covered by its more famous Nobel ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nations that consume a lot of milk and milk products also tend to have a lot of Nobel laureates among their populations, suggest the authors of a letter, published in Practical Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | 2 / 5 (4) | 3
(Medical Xpress)—The protein kinase Akt is a key regulator of cell growth, proliferation, metabolism, survival, and death. New work on Akt's role in cancer stem cell biology from the lab of senior author ...
Cancer Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and the Gladstone Institutes today announced the formation of a research collaboration to speed the discovery of potential treatments for ALS through the preclinical drug development ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from VIB and KU Leuven have discovered a new target molecule for the development of a treatment against Alzheimer's disease. There is currently no cure for this disease. Many candidate drugs fail because they also ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dr. Joseph Murray, who won the Nobel Prize for performing the first-ever successful organ transplant, died late Monday in Boston at the age of 93, his family said.
Other Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered bone marrow transplants and later won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, has died in Seattle at age 92.
Other Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Shortly after it was announced that Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka had won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in seeking alternatives to embryonic cells for use in stem cell research, ...
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 4 |
Scientists have proved a 60-year-old theory about how nerve signals are sent around the body at varying speeds as electrical impulses.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |