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Researchers develop new mouse model for SARS-CoV-2

Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine have developed a new mouse model to study SARS-CoV-2 infection and disease and to accelerate testing of novel treatments and vaccines against the novel coronavirus. The study, published today in the...
4-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers make significant step toward blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a technique to detect minute amounts of a protein fragment linked to Alzheimer’s disease in the blood. The study, which will be published July 28 in the Journal of...
28-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers develop new tools to rapidly test activity of anti-coronavirus antibodies

Researchers at The Rockefeller University in New York have developed new tools to rapidly test the ability of antibodies to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. The approach, described today in the...
21-Jul-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Cells Turn Killer Immune Cells Into Allies

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered that breast cancer cells can alter the function of immune cells known as Natural killer (NK) cells so that instead of killing the cancer cells, they facilitate their spread...
6-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Early clinical trial supports tumor cell–based vaccine for mantle cell lymphoma

A phase I/II clinical trial by researchers at Stanford University suggests that vaccines prepared from a patient’s own tumor cells may prevent the incurable blood cancer mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) from returning after treatment. The study, which...
16-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Continued nicotine use promotes brain tumors in lung cancer patients, Wake Forest study suggests

Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine have discovered that nicotine promotes the spread of lung cancer cells into the brain, where they can form deadly metastatic tumors. The study, which will be published June 4 in the Journal of...
1-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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