Neuroscience

Mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk identified

While the DNA sequence remains the same throughout a person's life, the expression of the encoded genes may change with time and contribute to disease development in genetically predisposed individuals. Researchers at Karolinska ...

Oncology & Cancer

Condition-specific gene co-expression patterns in cancer

A Clemson University professor, an alumnus, a former IT staff member and two students have unveiled a computer software that can sort genes to better understand how they interact to cause disease. Published in the journal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell

Small RNA molecules originally developed as a tool to study gene function trigger a mechanism hidden in every cell that forces the cell to commit suicide, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study, the first to identify molecules ...

Neuroscience

Gene immunotherapy protects against multiple sclerosis in mice

A potent and long-lasting gene immunotherapy approach prevents and reverses symptoms of multiple sclerosis in mice, according to a study published September 21st in the journal Molecular Therapy. Multiple sclerosis is an ...

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