Cardiology

New molecule could help improve heart attack recovery

Reparative medicine scientists at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute discovered a new compound that could shield heart tissue before a heart attack, as well as preserve healthy cells when administered after a heart ...

Inflammatory disorders

A new mechanism in the control of inflammation

After infection or tissue injury, the inflammatory immune response attacks the infection and repairs the damaged tissue. However, sometimes excess inflammation can have the opposite effect, increasing injury in a process ...

Neuroscience

Protecting against brain injuries

Professor Antoine Jerusalem of Oxford University's Department of Engineering Science explains how a better understanding of the physical mechanisms behind brain injuries can pave the way for novel therapies and new protective ...

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