With fractured genomes, Alzheimer's neurons call for help

A new study by researchers in The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT provides evidence from both mouse models and postmortem human tissue of a direct link between two problems that emerge in Alzheimer's disease: ...

Oncology & Cancer

Promising new treatment for deadly pediatric tumors

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of rare pediatric tumor. For more than 40 years there have not been any new developments regarding treatment. Research led by Prof. Dr. Anton Henssen at Charité University Berlin has now ...


A new technique for correcting disease-causing mutations

Gene editing, or purposefully changing a gene's DNA sequence, is a powerful tool for studying how mutations cause disease, and for making changes in an individual's DNA for therapeutic purposes. A novel method of gene editing ...

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