News tagged with sirna
(Medical Xpress) -- Of the worlds leading causes of death, stroke ranks second and occurring 8 out of 10 times is ischemic stroke: reduced blood supply to the brain creates a shortage of oxygen, ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2011 | 3.2 / 5 (5) | 0 |
DNA, siRNA and miRNA can reprogram cancer cells – that is, if these nucleic acids could cross through the cell membrane. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Therapeutic Delivery shows ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research suggests that lowering excessive levels of a protein in immune system cells could be a strategy to clear an infection that is deadly to patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Precise and persistent cell sabotage: Control of siRNA could aid regenerative medicine, cancer therapy
Some of the body's own genetic material, known as small interfering RNA (siRNA), can be packaged then unleashed as a precise and persistent technology to guide cell behavior, researchers at Case Western Reserve University ...
Medical research Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers in France and Sweden have discovered how one of the body's own proteins is involved in generating chronic pain in rats. The results, which also suggest therapeutic interventions to alleviate long-lasting pain, ...
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Brain cancer therapy may be more effective if the expression of an iron-storing protein is decreased to enhance the action of therapeutic drugs on brain cancer cells, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Cancer Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
According to new research by University of Kentucky investigators, an emerging pharmaceutical platform used in treating a variety of diseases may produce unintended and undesirable effects on eye function. The paper, "Short-interfering ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Jillian Shapiro, a third-year graduate student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named to the second annual Forbes "30 Under 30" list in "Science and Health." The honorees "reflect the way that the he ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has reaffirmed the validity of four important patents in the field of RNA therapeutics.
Medical research Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0