Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that mimic a respiratory disorder in newborn infants that turns their lips and skin blue. The new laboratory model allowed researchers to find the ailment’s cause and a...
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June 19 is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. Scientists at Cincinnati Children's have recently made three important steps forward in helping people with sickle cell in the U.S. and in sub-Saharan Africa live longer, better lives.
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Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have identified an expression pattern of 14 genes at the time of diagnosis that predicts two year, transplant-free survival in children with biliary atresia – the most common diagnosis...
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Scientists successfully bioengineered human liver organoids that faithfully mimic key features of fatal liver disease in the laboratory. This allowed them to uncover underlying disease biology in the organoids and test a potential therapy that in...
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Experts at Cincinnati Children’s report that the systemic inflammatory process that triggers preterm birth begins in an unexpected location that suggests new ways to develop preventative medications.
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Funds from the National Institutes of Health will accelerate the chase for one of medicine’s most elusive goals: a universal influenza vaccine.
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Experts use emerging technique to reveal that a protein named “Merlin” may interact with 50 other proteins to trigger the rare condition neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). But this discovery has implications that go far beyond NF2 itself.
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Many people fighting a very aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don’t survive more than five years. These very sick patients are often unable to receive the only cure—a bone marrow transplant. Now, an international team of scientists...
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