Scientists are delving into the cancer-fighting secrets of the elephant genome in hope of discovering a viable treatment for cancer.
Alzheimer’s affects up to 5.4 million Americans and these numbers are likely to increase. As a result, research has shifted from treatment towards prevention. Dr. Krikorian from the University of Cincinnati Academic Center has been studying the use of blueberries to improve cognitive performance and has found promising results.
Look out cancer, there’s a new police force in town and it’s CAR T-cell therapy. With Dr. Jae Park’s help, scientists are equipping T-cells with an improved surveillance system to help target the bad guys: cancer cells.
Scientists from Boston Children’s Hospital are investigating a gene therapy treatment to treat Usher syndrome, a genetic condition that causes deafness and blindness.
Crohn’s disease is a medical mystery, with no known cure or cause. Scientists like John Aitken and Rodrick Chiodini are narrowing in on potential causes.
Using killer T-cells, a researcher takes a shot at eliminating the Zika virus and Dengue fever that plague her native country of Nepal.