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Researchers identify therapeutic targets to prevent cancer-associated muscle loss

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have identified a key cell signaling pathway that drives the devastating muscle loss, or cachexia, suffered by many cancer patients. The study, which will be published May 22 in the Journal of...
19-May-2020 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How herpes simplex virus can evade the immune response to infect the brain

A research team has discovered a molecular mechanism that helps Herpes simplex virus (HSV1) evade the innate immune system and infect the brain causing a rare disease with high mortality. The study from Aarhus University, University of Oxford, and...
4-May-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gut bacteria can penetrate tumors and aid cancer therapy, study suggests

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and University of Chicago have discovered that bacteria that usually live in the gut can accumulate in tumors and improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy in mice. The study, which...
2-Mar-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rockefeller University Press (RUP) signs Jisc transitional open access agreement for UK higher education

Nonprofit publisher Rockefeller University Press (RUP), a department of The Rockefeller University in New York City, has agreed to a deal with Jisc that negotiates open access (OA) agreements with publishers on behalf of all UK universities. RUP is...
18-Feb-2020 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover how cells clear misfolded proteins from tissues

Researchers in Japan have identified a new quality control system that allows cells to remove damaged and potentially toxic proteins from their surroundings. The study, which will be published February 18 in the Journal of Cell Biology, finds that...
10-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Activating Immune Cells Could Revitalize the Aging Brain, Study Suggests

Researchers at Albany Medical College in New York have discovered that a specific type of immune cell accumulates in older brains, and that activating these cells improves the memory of aged mice. The study, which will be published February 5 in the...
29-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Colorectal Cancer

Researchers at the University of Toronto have identified a key protein that supports the growth of many colorectal cancers. The study, which will be published December 27 in the Journal of Cell Biology, reveals that a protein called Importin-11...
19-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover how Zika virus remodels its host cell to boost viral production

Researchers in China have discovered how a Zika virus protein reshapes its host cell to aid viral replication. The study, which will be published December 23 in the Journal of Cell Biology, reveals that the viral protein NS1 converts an interior...
16-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


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