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Article ID: 708123

Can we repair the brain? The promise of stem cell technologies for treating parkinson's disease

IOS Press

Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the great promise, as well as the significant challenges, of stem cell treatment.

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Article ID: 707794

New Live-Imaging Technique Reveals Cellular Repair Crew Plugging Leaky Biological Barrier

University of Michigan

Suppose you live in a brick house and notice cracks in the mortar that let in cold air, rain and insect pests. You might call a brick mason to repair those leaks and to restore the barrier that keeps the great outdoors from getting inside.

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11-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 708100

Combination of T Cell Therapy and Targeted Therapy as a Novel Strategy for Therapy-resistant Melanoma with Mutations in the BRAF Gene

Wistar Institute

Collaborative research by The Wistar Institute and Moffitt Cancer Center has demonstrated that BRAF targeted therapies render resistant melanoma more sensitive to the attack of killer T cells.

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Article ID: 708090

Moffitt Researchers Characterize Mechanism of Action of CAR T Cells

Moffitt Cancer Center

Despite progress being made, scientists have not been completely certain of how CAR T cells function mechanistically. A team of Moffitt Cancer Center researchers addressed this uncertainty and characterized the mechanism of action of these new agents in a new article published this week in Science Signaling.

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Article ID: 707933

Clever trick enables Salmonella to infect humans

Utrecht University

Researchers at Utrecht University have demonstrated how the pathogenic Salmonella bacteria takes advantage of one of the body's defence mechanisms in order to invade cells.

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Article ID: 708027

Investigadores de Mayo Clinic crean sistema más eficaz para reprogramar células madre

Mayo Clinic

Las células madre pluripotentes inducidas son las laboriosas obreras de muchos proyectos de medicina regenerativa y empiezan como células diferenciadas que, a través de la exposición a un complejo conjunto de mezclas genéticas, se reprograman para convertirse en células madre pluripotentes.

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Article ID: 708029

Newly isolated human gut bacterium reveals possible connection to depression

Argonne National Laboratory

Researchers have established a correlation between depression and a group of neurotransmitter-producing bacteria found in the human gut.

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13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708004

How breast tissue stiffening promotes breast cancer development

University of California San Diego

By examining how mammary cells respond in a stiffness-changing hydrogel, researchers discovered that several pathways work together to signal breast cells to turn cancerous. The work could inspire new approaches to treating patients and inhibiting tumor growth.

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