Neuroscience

Low levels of a simple sugar: A new biomarker for severe MS?

Multiple sclerosis, or MS for short, manifests itself slightly differently in each person—which is why some call it "the disease of a thousand faces." Arguably the worst manifestation of MS is its chronic progressive form. ...

Immunology

Gene editing expands to new types of immune cells

In the decade since the advent of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, researchers have used the technology to delete or change genes in a growing number of cell types. Now, researchers at Gladstone Institutes and UC San Francisco (UCSF) ...

Oncology & Cancer

A personalized anti-cancer vaccine that works in mice

In her laboratory at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault and a team of scientists usually modify viruses to make them specific to the cells of a tumor.

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