Keyword: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Immune molecules from sea lampreys could inspire new treatments for brain tumors, trauma and neurodegenerative diseases.
University of Wisconsin researchers have found an enzyme that acts as a key regulator of p53, which they believe may inspire cancer treatments ideas.
Removing a protein called Munc13-4 could stop breast cancer cells from releasing exosomes, which carry proteins and RNAs that promote tumor metastasis.
The past week ushered in discoveries of a gene therapy treatment for glaucoma and a new way to inhibit colon cancer stem cells.
Several potential therapies for regenerating bone lost to disease or trauma are under investigation, from embryonic stem cells to novel chemical compounds. Now scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are adding something new to the mix: two proteins in bone marrow that they believe regulate master cells in the bone-making process.