Synapse-saving class of proteins discovered, opening intriguing possibilities in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia
July 17, 2020
Researchers have discovered a new class of proteins that protect synapses from being destroyed. The discovery, published July 13 in the journal Nature Neuroscience, has implications for Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia.
July 16, 2020
New insights into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, were published July 15 in the prestigious journal Nature.
July 7, 2020
What if, by inputting information about dementia and a patient into a supercomputer and crunching the data, a treatment team could quantify the individual’s risk of developing the disease? And what if, based on the results, the team could diagnose which type and subtype of dementia that the patient might develop? And what if the […]
July 1, 2020
Dr. Jisook Ko, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was recently selected as a scientist of the Asian Resource Center for Minority Aging Research supported by the National Institute on Aging.
July 1, 2020
Barth syndrome is a rare condition that occurs almost exclusively in males. Symptoms include an enlarged and weakened heart. The condition is present at birth or becomes evident early in life. Life expectancy is shortened and there is no treatment. The laboratory of Madesh Muniswamy, PhD, in the Long School of Medicine, found a clue […]
June 30, 2020
The school ranked seventh among all U.S. dental schools for National Institutes of Health funding.