Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists discover new biomarker to help determine aggressiveness of brain cancer
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new biomarker for glioma, a common type of brain cancer, that can help doctors determine how aggressive a cancer is and that could eventually help determine the best course of treatment.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:45:11

Small fat-burning molecule could help combat global epidemic of obesity
A small molecule could provide valuable help in combating the global epidemic of obesity.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:36:30

Researchers uncover how molecular switches control gene activity in human embryonic stem cells
Researchers at the Babraham Institute have revealed a new understanding of the molecular switches that control gene activity in human embryonic stem cells.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:33:11

Research provides new insights into how the brain protects consolidation of new memories
Throughout our waking lives we are exposed to a continuous stream of stimuli and experiences. Some of these experiences trigger the strengthening of connections between neurons in the brain, and begin the process of forming memories.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:28:31

Cedars-Sinai receives $7.3 million grant to test safety of novel cell-based therapy in treating PAH
Researchers from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine are expanding their ongoing evaluation of a novel cell-based therapeutic candidate into the area of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:21:51

Medical skin glue could be simple, cost-effective way to reduce intravenous drip failure
Aussie researchers have found a new way to make one of the most common medical procedures in the world - placing drips or intravenous (IV) lines - safer, less painful and potentially more cost effective.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:09:55

Signaling pathway in fat cells may provide key to better treatments for obesity, Penn research finds
A signaling pathway in fat cells may one day provide the key to better treatments for obesity, according to new research by scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-07 00:02:57

Stem cells: HSC function determined by epigenetic memory

Nature, 2016-12-07 00:00:00

Metabolic regulation of gene expression through histone acylations

Nature, 2016-12-07 00:00:00