Research

Ruben Mesa, MD, elected officer of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

August 4, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been elected an officer on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Fragile X syndrome discovery offers clue in autism

August 3, 2020

Structures called primary cilia – which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals – are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers.



New insights about COVID-19 treatments for cancer patients

July 24, 2020

The new COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium study shows that patients who were treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir fared the best.



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.