Throwing drug resistance for a loop

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 12, 2022—Viruses in the herpesvirus family are leading causes of birth defects, blindness, and failed organ transplants worldwide. Antiviral drugs can combat these viruses, but patients often…

Read More »

New cardiac defibrillator much safer for patients: Study

Hamilton, ON (April 30, 2022) – High-risk patients who need defibrillators to prevent cardiac arrest can experience fewer complications with a type of device implanted under the skin, a Canadian…

Read More »

JPM22, Day 4: Vertex aims to be cystic fibrosis leader into the 2030s; Gritstone hopes for new cancer biomarker; Galapagos’ rebound year

We’re into the final scheduled day of the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. After a slate of research collaborations defined the first days of the conference, there’s still plenty of…

Read More »

Researchers pioneer new method to edit genes in human cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 5, 2021—Over the past decade, the CRISPR genome-editing system has revolutionized molecular biology, giving scientists the ability to alter genes inside living cells for research or medical…

Read More »

Strains — not species — of gut microbes hold key to health and disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 23, 2021—Every day, the billions of bacteria that inhabit your digestive system change; the food you eat, medications you take, and germs you’re exposed to make some…

Read More »

The ISSCR opens abstract submission for 2022 annual meeting

Skokie, IL – Abstracts open today for the ISSCR 2022 Annual Meeting, the most comprehensive gathering of scientists in stem cell research and regenerative medicine in the world. Taking place 15-18…

Read More »