Francoeur to lead Patient Advocacy Advisory Board for Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Jeri Francoeur of Ormond Beach, Florida, has been elected to a two-year term as chair of the Patient Advocacy Advisory Board (PAAB) for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular…

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Crosby elected Vice Chair of Patient Advocacy Advisory Board for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Mike Crosby of San Diego, California, has been elected to a two-year term as vice chair of the Patient Advocacy Advisory Board (PAAB) for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and…

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E. coli engineered from stool samples can survive the hostile gut environment long enough to treat disease

Scientists have long tried to introduce genetically engineered bacteria into the gut to treat diseases. In the past, these attempts have focused on engineering common lab strains of E. coli,…

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The gut patrol

LA JOLLA, CA—Cells in the gut send secret messages to the immune system. Thanks to new research from La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) scientists, we can finally get a…

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Organoid production breakthrough to help accelerate disease and drug development research

As the idea of growing tiny human organs in lab dishes has moved in recent years from futuristic science fiction to actual bioscientific reality, the usefulness of organoids as a…

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COVID vaccine patch fights variants better than needles, study in mice shows

A needle-free vaccine patch could better fight COVID-19 variants, such as Omicron and Delta, than a traditional needle vaccine according to a University of Queensland study in mice. The research,…

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Scientists find molecular clues behind acute and chronic phases of traumatic brain injury

New research led by scientists at Arizona State University has revealed some of the first detailed molecular clues associated with one of the leading causes of death and disability, a…

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Cats injured in wildfires at risk of deadly blood clots

Cats who suffered burns and smoke inhalation in urban California wildfires are at risk of forming deadly blood clots, according to a new study from researchers at the University of…

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Successful heart xenotransplant experiments set protocol for pig-to-human organ transplantation

A team at NYU Langone Health successfully transplanted two genetically engineered pig hearts into recently deceased humans in June and July, marking the latest advances toward addressing the nationwide organ…

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Hidden genes may be tapped for new antibiotics

Silents are potentially golden in the search for antibiotics to slow the ongoing crisis of resistance in the treatment of disease. Rice University bioscientists have designed novel on and off…

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