Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Link between tuberculosis and Parkinson's disease discovered

The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according to a new collaborative study led by scientists from the Francis Crick Institute ...

Medical research

Mitochondria trigger cell aging, study shows

An international team of scientists has for the first time shown that mitochondria, the batteries of the cells, are essential for ageing.

Oncology & Cancer

Enlightening cancer cells

Joint EMBO Journal paper by IST Austria and Vienna Medical University groups on engineered cell surface receptors activated by light. Small algal protein domains serve as synthetic light sensors in human cells. First application ...

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