2023 Breakthrough Prize winners in life sciences announced
September 26, 2022 -- Winners of the 2023 Breakthrough Prizes have been announced, including “game-changing” discoveries in the life sciences. Read More
Gene editing possible for inherited retinal diseases
September 26, 2022 -- Precision genome editing agents can enable gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases, according to University of California, Irvine researchers. Read More
CZI and Harvard University leaders celebrate launch of Kemper Institute
September 23, 2022 -- Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Harvard University leaders celebrated the launch of the new Kempner Institute for the Study of Natural and Artificial Intelligence with a symposium held at Harvard's campus on September 22. Read More
Swiss researchers awaken dormant cells to fight melanoma
September 23, 2022 -- Researchers from the University of Geneva and the University Hospitals of Geneva have identified a drug-targetable mechanism whose blockage reduces metastatic melanoma cells’ resistance to treatment. Read More
NIH announces $600M in awards to launch next phase of BRAIN Initiative
September 23, 2022 -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced more than $600 million in additional funding for its Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which is aimed at revolutionizing the understanding of the human brain. Read More
Researchers discover origins of high-risk molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma
September 22, 2022 -- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have found the origins of two medulloblastoma groups in the cerebellum’s rhombic lip, which may pave the way for improved research models and therapies. Read More
Scientists use organoids, organ-on-chip to replicate kidney disease environment
September 22, 2022 -- A team of scientists combined organoids with organ-on-a-chip technology to replicate the disease process underlying autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. Read More
Deleting certain gene leads to ovarian cancer remission: study
September 22, 2022 -- A team of researchers has used a machine-learning algorithm to identify “backup genes” that only tumor cells use and could lead to new discoveries that support precision medicine efforts. Read More
AI reveals cellular origins of Alzheimer’s disease, other cognitive disorders
September 21, 2022 -- Using novel artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, Mount Sinai researchers have uncovered the structural and cellular features of human brain tissues to help determine the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and other related cognitive disorders. Read More
SARS-CoV-2 mimics could make COVID-19 vaccine research safer, quicker
September 21, 2022 -- Viruslike particles, molecular mimics that look and act like SARS-CoV-2 without being infectious, are providing new tools against COVID-19 -- the disease caused by the virus. Read More
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