Research

Yogesh Gupta lab

Coronavirus makes itself unrecognizable to cells

July 24, 2020

According to a new study, SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) disguises itself so it can hide inside cells without being detected by the immune system in order to replicate.




Genes, cardiovascular health each factor into dementia risk

July 20, 2020

Researchers hope the study results will encourage people to exercise, reduce stress and eat a healthy diet.




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.




Study hints at novel therapeutic target for Ewing sarcoma

July 16, 2020

New insights into Ewing sarcoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, were published July 15 in the prestigious journal Nature.



Granddaughter helping her disabled grandmother walk with the aid of a walker.

Data may detect who will have dementia and what type

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 […]



Pilot study aims to improve diet patterns in Asian Americans with diabetes

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.