Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US virus death toll passes 250,000, New York closes schools

US coronavirus deaths passed a quarter of a million people Wednesday as New York announced it would close schools to battle a rise in infections and anti-restriction protests in Europe turned violent.

Medical research

Silencing gene expression to cure complex diseases

Many people think of new medicines as bullets, and in the pharmaceutical industry, frequently used terms like "targets" and "hits" reinforce that idea. Immuneering co-founder and CEO Ben Zeskind '03, Ph.D. '06 prefers a different ...

Oncology & Cancer

Turning on the 'off switch' in cancer cells

A team of scientists led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified the binding site where drug compounds could activate a key braking mechanism against the runaway ...

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