Medical research

Institute working to accelerate COVID-19 drug development

As part of ongoing efforts to make a live attenuated vaccine for COVID-19, Texas Biomedical Research Institute Professor Luis Martinez-Sobrido and his team developed a weakened, or attenuated, version of SARS-CoV-2 that does ...

Immunology

Researchers help develop rapid, reliable vitamin D test

A McMaster researcher is part of a team that has developed a more efficient way to screen for vitamin D deficiency that could become a tool in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

Medications

Nintedanib found effective for gastrointestinal stromal tumors

A research team led by Prof. Liu Qingsong and Liu Jing from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has recently found that nintedanib, a multikinase inhibitor of the receptor ...

Neuroscience

Reconstruction of largest single-neuron projectome in mouse brain

In a study published in Nature Neuroscience, scientists at the Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology (CEBSIT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, along with their collaborators, reported the first ...

Medical research

New model translates heart research findings from animals to humans

A team of UC Davis Health scientists has developed a new predictive model that translates cardiac research findings across different animal species into human-specific insights. This model could help accelerate the drug development ...

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