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cancer

NIH Study Uncovers Clues About Why Common Cancer Drug Causes Hearing...

Scientists have found a new way to explain the hearing loss caused by cisplatin, a powerful drug used to treat many forms of cancer....
epilepsy

Goal of New Tissue-Chip Research Is to Assess Efficacy of Novel...

An interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University researchers has received a two-year, $2-million federal grant to develop an “organ-on-chip” model for two genetic forms of...
microjoint

Pitt Receives NIH Grant to Develop 3-D Tissue Chips that Mimic...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $1.2 million grant to a multi-institutional project led by the University of Pittsburgh to engineer...
tissue chips

Tissue Chips Take Aim at Atherosclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have received more than $2 million to develop “tissue chips” that model atherosclerosis and muscle dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis. ...
improve health care

$46 Million Supports Research Likely to Result in New Therapies, Improve...

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research...
rare disease

NIH Scientists Find Rare Disease Clues in Cell’s Recycling System

Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1). They found that a closely related...
Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers Aim to Repurpose Former Experimental Cancer Therapy to Treat Muscular...

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR...
parasites

International Scientific Teams Find Potential Approach Against Parasites

Research teams from the National Institutes of Health and abroad have identified the first inhibitor of an enzyme long thought to be a potential...
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Scientists Discover Urinary Biomarker That May Help Track ALS

A study in Neurology suggests that analyzing levels of the protein p75ECD in urine samples from people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may help...
drug-resistant bacteria

Research on New, Rapid Screening Test Identifies Potential Therapies Against Drug-resistant...

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Clinical Center and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...
Zika treatments

NIH Collaboration Helps Advance Potential Zika Treatments

Researchers at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) recently identified compounds that potentially can be used to inhibit Zika virus replication and...
Anticancer

Anticancer Drug Discovery: Structures of KDM5 Histone Demethylase Inhibitors

When doctors hurl toxic death at cancer cells, often a few will survive and come back. A family of enzymes called KDM5 histone demethylases...
early-pregnancy, Atypical brain development, malaria, respiratory tract infections, radiation, brain patterns, wearable device, motor function, myasthenia gravis, bacterial infections

Manufactured Stem Cells to Advance Clinical Research

Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health developed a clinical-grade stem cell line, which has the potential to accelerate the advance of new...