Cell Death and Disease

Brought to you by the editorial team of Cell Death & Differentiation, Cell Death & Disease is a peer-reviewed online journal in the field of translational cell death. It seeks to promote diverse and integrated areas of Experimental and Internal Medicine with its specialties, including Cancer, Immunity and Neuroscience. It is now accepting articles in the new section, Cancer Metabolism.

Publisher
Nature
Impact factor
5.333 (2011)

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Medical research

Stroke damage mechanism identified

Researchers have discovered a mechanism linked to the brain damage often suffered by stroke victims—and are now searching for drugs to block it.

Diabetes

Scientists identify new gene linked to Type 2 diabetes

Scientists have identified a new gene which appears to play a lead role in triggering the onset of Type 2 diabetes. The study, led by Nottingham Trent University, found that activity of the 'TNFR5' gene significantly increases ...

Oncology & Cancer

New combination treatment flips the switch on melanoma cells

Think of the protein BH3 like a finger that turns off a cancer cell survival switch. The problem is that most cancer cells have found ways to remove this "finger—commonly, by breaking the action of a gene called p53 that ...

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