Surgery

Bioengineered skin grafts that fit like gloves

If you've ever tried giftwrapping an odd-shaped present like a teddy bear, you can appreciate the challenge that surgeons face when grafting artificial skin onto an injured body part. Like wrapping paper, engineered skin ...

Medical research

Study shows how our brains can turn into smarter disease fighters

Combating Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases by inserting healthy new immune cells into the brain has taken a leap toward reality. Neuroscientists at the University of California, Irvine and the University of ...

Oncology & Cancer

How a leukemia hijacks the genes needed by blood stem cells

As a child, Lynn Aureli didn't know that a particular genetic change contributed to her acute myeloid leukemia (AML)—an alteration that eventually would help explain the cancer's lack of response to chemotherapy. Nor was ...

Medications

New drug candidate slows the progression of adrenoleukodystrophy

The work of Professor Fanny Mochel (AP-HP, Sorbonne University) at Paris Brain Institute, in collaboration with clinical research teams in eight countries and Spanish biotech Minoryx Therapeutics, has demonstrated the protective ...

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