Keyword: Case Western Reserve University
Recent biotech developments include improved viral delivery vehicles for gene therapy and compounds that cripple resistant bacteria.
A startup exited stealth mode to push a new class of drugs that could help regenerate nerve cells’ insulating myelin sheaths in diseases such as MS.
New HIV treatments could target a molecule called IP6 to render the virus vulnerable to the immune system.
Itaconate, a compound produced by inflammatory cells, relieved psoriasis-like symptoms in mice.
Two recent advances are focused on using engineered T cells and drug nanocrystals to combat the HIV “reservoirs” that hide in the body and cause the disease to re-emerge.
Researchers have developed two experimental compounds inspired by the fire ant that appear promising in treating psoriasis.
A new electrical stimulation therapy improved hand function in stroke patients more than a currently used stroke rehabilitation therapy.
Bright light can cause damage to retinal tissue and cause vision loss or blindness. Scientists from Case Western Reserve University have found that a combination of FDA-approved drugs could protect against retinal damage and ward off some vision-impairing conditions, including macular degeneration.
A Case Western Reserve University team has found how an HIV drug works to clear cholesterol from the brain, suggesting its potential use against Alzheimer's disease.