Stanford University scientists converted pancreatic alpha cells to insulin-producing beta cells in mice by blocking the production of a pair of proteins.

uniQure plans to start a three-pronged clinical trial program next year as key assets from its in-house pipeline and Bristol-Myers Squibb collaboration advance…

PTEN is often called an “anticancer” protein, because it prevents tumor cells from growing out of control. Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have…

The effort to develop an effective vaccine against malaria has been long and frustrating, largely because scientists have been unable to figure out precisely…

Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, have developed a molecule that increased survival in mouse models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.…

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University have found that a compound extracted from a marine sponge had an antibacterial effect against MRSA.

Scientists at Harvard Medical School are reporting today that they’ve perfected a form of gene therapy originally developed to restore hearing, and as a result…

Several potential therapies for regenerating bone lost to disease or trauma are under investigation, from embryonic stem cells to novel chemical compounds. Now…

Boston University researchers have devised an efficient way to produce thyroid cells using genetically modified mouse embryonic stem cells. This could lead to…

Cancer cells are continually changing shape in response to their surrounding environment.

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