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Article ID: 720965

New Genetic Link Found for Some Forms of SIDS

UW Medicine

A genetic link has now been found for some instances of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. The new UW Medicine research study is the first such to make an explainable link.

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17-Oct-2019 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720958

A simpler way to make some medicines

Ohio State University

Organic chemists have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs – including one most commonly used to treat ovarian cancer – are produced. Their discovery, published today in the journal Chem, gives drug makers a crucial building block for creating medicines that, so far, are made with complex processes that result in a lot of waste.

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Article ID: 720908

Nationwide Study Aims Improve Long-Term Lung Transplant Outcomes

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

As part of an effort to improve long-term outcomes, a national team led by a researcher at Penn Medicine has launched a study--funded by a $9.8 million grant from the NIH--to better understand clinical and biological processes that occur after transplant and lead to the development of these complications.

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17-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: $12.5 Million Grant Awarded to Wistar Extends Federal Support of the Institute’s Quest for Improved Targeted Therapies for Melanoma

Article ID: 720921

$12.5 Million Grant Awarded to Wistar Extends Federal Support of the Institute’s Quest for Improved Targeted Therapies for Melanoma

Wistar Institute

Wistar and collaborating institutions have received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to further research on new melanoma targeted therapies integrating the role of the tumor microenvironment in influencing response to therapy and development of resistance.

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17-Oct-2019 9:40 AM EDT
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Newswise: UCLA opens pioneering CAR T clinical trial aimed at extending the lives of people diagnosed with the most common types of lymphoma and leukemia

Article ID: 720858

UCLA opens pioneering CAR T clinical trial aimed at extending the lives of people diagnosed with the most common types of lymphoma and leukemia

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

This month, the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center has launched a pioneering chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapy trial that will attack cancer cells by simultaneously recognizing two targets – CD19 and CD20 – that are expressed on B-cell lymphoma and leukemia.

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Article ID: 720597

NIH-funded research consortium to target frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Mayo Clinic

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, multi-investigator research grant expected to total more than $63 million to Mayo Clinic and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to advance treatments for frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD).

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Article ID: 720829

UTEP Receives $19M to Study Cancer Affecting Mexican-Americans

University of Texas at El Paso

This grant will provide significant research funds for UTEP cancer scientists to understand better the molecular mechanisms, and possible environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to this multifaceted disease.

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16-Oct-2019 4:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720676

“Back in Time”: Penn Researchers Unravel the Early Makings of an Exhausted T Cell

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine researchers explore a T cell's path to exhaustion and what triggers it.

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14-Oct-2019 9:30 AM EDT
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