Link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer’s disease development identified: Absence of microglia prevents plaque formation

Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer’s disease in a laboratory setting, a finding that could one day help in devising targeted drugs that prevent

Pluripotency: ‘Butterfly effect’ discovered: Single change at telomeres controls the ability of cells to generate a complete organism

Pluripotent cells can give rise to all cells of the body, a power that researchers are eager to control because it opens the door to regenerative medicine and organ culture for transplants. But pluripotency is

Better tools, better cancer immunotherapy

In the journal Science Immunology, researchers from DTU Health Technology and Jacobs University in Bremen have just published their cutting-edge research demonstrating advancement in detection of a certain type of immune cells, called T cells.

Researchers identify subtypes of squamous cell lung cancer: The subtypes have different genetic, chromosomal and protein alterations that could present therapeutic opportunities

Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, with squamous cell lung cancer (SCC) being one of the common types. Despite improved knowledge of the molecular alterations in SCC,

Call it Mighty Mouse: Breakthrough leaps Alzheimer’s research hurdle: Study reveals crucial mechanisms contributing to the disease

University of California, Irvine researchers have made it possible to learn how key human brain cells respond to Alzheimer’s, vaulting a major obstacle in the quest to understand and one day vanquish it. By developing