Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer’s disease in a mouse model and administered to cancer patients as part of their treatment regimen were linked to significant improvements in the patients’ cognitive function following stem cell transplantation, a preliminary clinical study reports.
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The Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with NeuroNet Learning, providers of a learning enrichment program designed to help children improve motor skills, language, and information processing and a company based on technology developed at Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Scientists from the Group of Dr. Samuel Young, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, together with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany and the Department of Basic Neurosciences at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland have achieved considerable progress towards our better understanding of how synapses in the brain manage to achieve sustained high-speed signal transmission. The findings are published in the May 8th issue of the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience. ..Read More ⇒Friday, May 17, 2013
The hardening of arteries is a hallmark of atherosclerosis, an often deadly disease in which plaques, excessive connective tissue, and other changes build up inside vessel walls and squeeze off the flow of oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. Now, researchers at our Diabetes and Obesity Research Center have described the molecular and cellular pathway that leads to this hardening of the arteries—and zeroed in on a particularly destructive protein called Dkk1. ..Read More ⇒Friday, May 17, 2013
A Florida State University researcher working as part of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) investigated the effects of dispersants on the movement of crude oil through water-saturated marine sand and found that dispersants potentially facilitate penetration of oil components into the seabed, where oxygen concentrations may affect the degradation of the oil. ..Read More ⇒Friday, May 17, 2013
As the news of Angelina Jolie brings awareness to the fight against breast cancer there is a major medical breakthrough thanks to a nationwide study with the largest number of participants at the University of South Florida's Breast Health. ..Read More ⇒
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