Rutgers to launch a research and treatment center focused on Alzheimer’s disease

Rutgers to launch a research and treatment center focused on Alzheimer’s disease Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) is launching the Herbert and Jacqueline Krieger Klein Alzheimer’s and Dementia Clinical Research and Treatment Center. Based at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute and scheduled to open in fall 2023, the center Continue Reading

MD Anderson and Federation Bio collaborate to design and manufacture a synthetic microbial consortium

MD Anderson and Federation Bio collaborate to design and manufacture a synthetic microbial consortium The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Federation Bio today announced a strategic collaboration to design and manufacture a complex, synthetic microbial consortium with the goal of expanding the number of cancer patients who Continue Reading

CuSTOM; Creating a healthier society by accelerating the translation of organoid technology

CuSTOM; Creating a healthier society by accelerating the translation of organoid technology Thought LeadersMagdalena KasendraDirector of Research and DevelopmentCenter for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM) In this interview, we speak to Magdalena Kasendra, Director of Research and Development at the CuSTOM Accelerator, about organoid technology and how it has Continue Reading

Effectiveness of exome and genome sequencing to detect undiagnosed syndromes

Effectiveness of exome and genome sequencing to detect undiagnosed syndromes Recently, next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology has been effectively used for disease management and the formulation of new treatments. Genome sequencing (GS) and exome sequencing (ES) methods, both of which are based on NGS, have radically changed the diagnosis of rare Continue Reading

OU biomedical engineer receives $2 million to examine movement impairments in stroke patients

OU biomedical engineer receives $2 million to examine movement impairments in stroke patients University of Oklahoma biomedical engineer Yuan Yang, Ph.D., has received nearly $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association to examine the impact of strokes and the movement impairments stroke Continue Reading

Focused-ultrasound-mediated liquid biopsy improves detection of neurodegeneration biomarkers

Focused-ultrasound-mediated liquid biopsy improves detection of neurodegeneration biomarkers Several progressive neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, are defined by having tau proteins in the brain. Researchers are seeking to identify the mechanisms behind these tau proteins to develop treatments, however, their efforts to detect biomarkers in blood has been hampered by Continue Reading

Migraine diagnosed prior to pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes during pregnancy

Migraine diagnosed prior to pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes during pregnancy Women are disproportionately affected by migraine, especially during their reproductive years. However, the relationship between migraine and adverse pregnancy outcomes has not been well understood. A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of Continue Reading