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Broad-spectrum antivirals could tip the balance against virus threats

In the game against an essentially unlimited pool of virus threats, humanity is seriously outmatched. In order to shift the balance, scientists need to change the game.
11-Sep-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Human developmental clock mimicked in a dish

Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research have created a new way to study early human developmental timing through a stem cell-based “clock in a dish."
29-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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2019 Frontiers in Metabolism meeting explores advances in metabolic research

Frontiers in Metabolism brings together a diverse group of renowned scientists working to improve human health by investigating the basic underpinnings of metabolic disorders and pioneering new approaches for exploring and quantifying metabolic...
25-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stem Cell Scientists Clear Another Hurdle in Creating Transplant Arteries

Recent work highlights a better way to grow smooth muscle cells, one of the two cellular building blocks of arteries, from pluripotent stem cells. This research is part of an effort to create artery banks — similar to blood banks common today —...
3-May-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing Tools to Better Understand, Predict Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is a global health problem without a solution. Dr. Helen Feltovich wants to develop non-invasive, safe imaging tools to better identify the risk of preterm birth. She teamed up with Melissa Skala’s Lab at the Morgridge Institute to...
6-Aug-2019 12:25 PM EDT

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The Morgridge Institute for Research is an independent biomedical institute exploring uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. Morgridge Institute scientists recognize that a fundamental understanding of human biology will drive the next big advances in human health. We conduct "fearless science" in some of these promising frontiers.


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