Targeting an enzyme that raises both sugar and insulin levels in the obese may prevent and treat diabetes.
Study published in New England Journal of Medicine finds druggable target for rare fatal lung disease, a form of pulmonary hypertension.
Key molecular pathways that lead to Alzheimer’s identified—a new approach to Alzheimer’s research; several potential drug targets highlighted.
Cuts to NIH funding are affecting labs across the country, resulting in fewer grant opportunities, smaller grants, and general uncertainty about the future of federal funding for research. Filippo Mancia, PhD, assistant professor of physiology & cellular biophysics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, discusses the impact of funding cuts on his work.
Mouse study suggests inhibiting protein called caspase-2 might prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s
Study of insulin-producing cells derived from skin of diabetes patients shows utility of iPS cells for study of human disease and as potential therapy.