Genomic & Biopharma News

Scientists uncover new class of compounds that could help target cancer cells
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a new class of compounds - glyconaphthalimides - that can be used to target cancer cells with greater specificity than current options allow.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:39:38

Many people prone to remembering false events, research reveals
Many people are prone to 'remembering' events that never happened, according to new research by the University of Warwick.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:35:58

TSRI scientists identify potential therapeutic target for age- or Alzheimer's disease-related memory deficits
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have made an important discovery toward the development of drugs to treat age-related memory loss in diseases like Alzheimer's.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:32:01

Changes in the pain and posture processing parts of the brain could cause whiplash symptoms
Study reveals changes in the regions of the brain connected to pain and posture processing.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:21:00

Pathogenic variants in certain genes increase woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer
Inherited pathogenic variants in protein coding genes BARD1 and RAD51D increase a woman's likelihood of developing breast cancer, according to research conducted at Mayo Clinic and presented today at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:10:46

Scientists find novel way for earlier detection of deadly Merkel cell carcinoma
Scientists have found a way to detect earlier if a deadly cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), is recurring in patients, according to a paper to be published 11 a.m. Eastern time, Dec. 7, in the journal Cancer.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:06:15

Study shows involvement of lipid metabolism in tumour metastasis
A study headed by Salvador Aznar Benitah, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, and published today in Nature identifies metastasis-initiating cells through a specific marker, namely the protein CD36.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 01:01:49

High-resolution brain scans could play critical role in helping detect concussions
Simon Fraser University researchers have found that high-resolution brain scans, coupled with computational analysis, could play a critical role in helping to detect concussions that conventional scans might miss.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-08 00:01:58

Role of miRNAs in the pathogenesis and susceptibility of diabetes mellitus

Nature, 2016-12-08 00:00:00