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New Clue Helps Explain How Brown Fat Burns Energy

Research led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center helps explain the heat-generating properties of brown fat, a possible to key to weight loss.
30-Jun-2014 9:20 AM EDT

BIDMC Cancer Center Launches Institute for RNA Medicine

The Institute for RNA Medicine, launched by the BIDMC Cancer Center, brings together leading investigators to pursue new lines of inquiry into non-coding RNA,.
30-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Zebrafish Model Helps Identify Drug Compound That Reverses Lethal Form of Cardiomyopathy

Using a zebrafish model, investigators have identified a drug compound that appears to reverse arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, a hereditary disease and leading cause of sudden death in young people.
11-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Newly Identified B-Cell Selection Process Adds to Our Understanding of Antibody Diversity

New findings from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center add a surprising new dimension to the understanding of antibody repertoires and their potential to better fight disease.
9-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Vascular Simulation Research Reveals New Mechanism That Switches in Disease

Important revelations regarding endothelial cell behavior are emerging from vascular simulation research, as highlighted in two recent papers from investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
8-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Bioinformatics Approach Helps Researchers Find New Use for Old Drug

By linking cancer gene expression patterns with drug activity, a research team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center finds a possible cancer therapy hidden in an antimicrobial agent.
5-May-2014 8:00 AM EDT

BIDMC's Martin R. Pollak, MD, Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Martin R. Pollak, MD, Chief of Nephrology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
30-Apr-2014 3:45 PM EDT

Researchers Identify Mechanism of Cancer Caused By Loss of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Function

Investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center report a new mechanism by which BRCA gene loss may accelerate cancer-promoting chromosome rearrangements.
28-Apr-2014 11:10 AM EDT

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