The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have used flexible funding and a collaborative approach to identify a key weakness in the HIV virus.
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Alzheimer’s Disease Expert Says Future Treatment Success Will Require a Shift in Strategy and Timing
Rudy Tanzi, PhD, believes the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease will be earlier detection and treatment guided by individual risk factors and family history.
Researchers Develop “Supercool” Organ Preservation Technique to Give Clinicians and Recipients More Time for Transplants
For the first time, researchers successfully “supercooled” a human liver and returned it back to normal body temperatures without any ice injury. Using this supercooling preservation method, the research team, led by Reinier de Vries, MD, were able to triple the shelf-life of human livers from about nine hours to 27 hours.
Bone health specialists typically spend their time trying to figure how to slow or stop the bone loss that leads to osteoporosis. What if they could find a new way to stimulate the growth of new bone tissue instead?
Risa Burr, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow conducting cancer research in the Haber/Maheswaran laboratory at the Mass General Center for Cancer Research. She is focused on cell-to-cell communication between normal cells and cancer cells to learn more about how cancer is able to spread.