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ZIOPHARM Announces Cancer Research Publication of Study Demonstrating Preferential Targeting of Solid Tumor Cells by Modified CAR T Cells

ZIOPHARM Announces Cancer Research Publication of Study Demonstrating Preferential Targeting of Solid Tumor Cells by Modified CAR T Cells Published: Sept 1, 2015 8:01 a.m. ET ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc....

SKA2 gene may play a role in development of PTSD

SKA2 gene may play a role in development of PTSD A gene linked in previous research, appears to predict more severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms as well as a thinner cortex in...

Research in mice shows potential value of antidepressant in some stroke victims

Research in mice shows potential value of antidepressant in some stroke victims Experiments shed light on how a generic selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor may help human stroke victims Public...

Studying the outliers

Studying the outliers Researchers discover a gene variant that provides a delaying mechanism for Alzheimer's disease Public Release: 1-Sep-2015 University of California - Santa Barbara Medical...

Carnegie Mellon-led team identifies structure of tumor-suppressing protein

An international group of researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University physicists Mathias Lösche and Frank Heinrich have established the structure of an important tumor suppressing protein,...

Immune system: Help for killer cells

Scientists at the University of Bonn, together with colleagues from the USA and Japan, have shed light on an important immune mechanism. Their work shows how the body provides the important killer...

Blood vessel cells help tumours evade the immune system

A study by researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet is the first to suggest that cells in the tumour blood vessels contribute to a local environment that protects the cancer cells from...

Virginia Tech researchers discover potential biomarker for pre-diabetes

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help prevent them from developing Type II diabetes. Publishing in Clinical Epigenetics, the researchers...

BIDMC researchers identify new vitamin B3 pathway

BOSTON - Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have identified a new vitamin B3 pathway that regulates liver metabolism. The discovery provides an opportunity to pursue the...

UBC scientists discover possible "obesity gene"

UBC scientists discover possible "obesity gene" Media Release | August 10, 2015 Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered a gene that could be an important cause of...

TSRI Chemists Report Nicotine-Chomping Bacteria May Hold Key to Anti-Smoking Therapy

LA JOLLA, CA – August 6, 2015 – A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) explores a bacterial enzyme that might be used as a drug candidate to help people quit...

Researchers identify new cancer marker and possible therapeutic target for breast cancer

(Boston)--A new way to detect - and perhaps treat - one of the deadliest types of breast cancer has been found. Led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), the study appears...

Scripps Florida Scientists Make Strides in Therapy Preventing Addiction Relapse by Erasing Drug-Associated Memories

Single Injection of Drug Candidate Prevents Meth Relapse in Animal Models JUPITER, FL, August 4, 2015 – Recovering addicts often grapple with the ghosts of their addiction—memories that...

Researchers find new method to halt the advance of liver cancer

Study suggests that drugs targeting the lymphotoxin-beta receptor may improve liver cancer treatment La Jolla, Calif., July 23, 2015 - A new study by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical...

New therapy slows spread of deadly brain tumor cells, UF Health researchers find

The rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumor has been slowed down significantly in a mouse model by cutting off the way some cancer cells communicate, according to a team of researchers that...

Study suggests new treatment avenue to prevent serous retinal detachment

Philadelphia, PA, July 21, 2015 - Wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in older individuals. AMD and other serious chronic eye problems that affect...

Diabetes drug may protect against Parkinson's disease

A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease,...

Yale researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drug

Yale researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drug New Haven, Conn. -- Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a...

NOVEL MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES SHOW PROMISE FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TREATMENT

Posted on: July 21, 2015 at 1:00 am, by adminComments are closed NEW YORK, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center's Center for Cognitive Neurology have...

Nanospheres shield chemo drugs, safely release high doses in response to tumor secretions

Scientists have designed nanoparticles that release drugs in the presence of a class of proteins that enable cancers to metastasize. That is, they have engineered a drug delivery system so that the...