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The secret sulfate code that lets the bad Tau in

Credit: Sandi Jo Estill-Terpack, Barbara Stopschinsky Vampires can turn humans into vampires, but to enter a human's house, they must be invited in. Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, writing in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, have uncovered details of how cells invite inside corrupted proteins that can turn normal proteins corrupt, leading to […]

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Improving cancer treatment with 3D modeling of drug resistance

Credit: Dr. Hossein Tavana The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the research of a University of Akron (UA) scientist that could lead to more effective cancer treatment. Dr. Hossein Tavana and students in his Tissue Engineering Microtechnologies lab recently developed and patented a method to make 3D cultures of clustered cancer cells (called […]

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ASHG honors Cecilia Lindgren with ASHG Mentorship Award

Credit: (Courtesy Wellcome Trust, UK) ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cecilia Lindgren, PhD, as the recipient of its 2018 Mentorship Award. This award recognizes ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors. It is open to individuals at all academic ranks who have shown a sustained […]

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