Keyword: University of Southern California
University of Southern California scientists suggest ghrelin, known for its role in regulating appetite, may also be important for memory control.
Scientists characterized the structures of melatonin receptors, which they say could enable design of better drugs to treat sleep disorders.
USC researchers believe they have early evidence that a CAR-T designed to sidestep cytokine release syndrome may be safe enough for outpatient use.
The discovery of inherited genetic variants that raise the risk of prostate cancer could improve screening, treatment and prevention of the disease.
A trial of a retinal implant built from embryonic stem cells produced encouraging results in patients with dry age-related macular degeneration.
A novel therapy enhances the reception of the cartilage growth signals while blocking the inflammatory ones that lead to joint degeneration.
A USC team has discovered the culprit behind malfunctioning blood vessels in the brain—a potential target for fighting several types of dementia.
Biotech news over the last week included a reversible sealant to shore up eye injuries and a promising gene therapy for the immune disorder known as "bubble boy" disease.
Zika virus can cause severe developmental malformations in the infected newly born. Researchers from the University of Southern California have recently identified key proteins involved in this disease, hinting at potential therapy to correct Zika-related malformations.