The gene therapy restored the ability of neurons to convert levodopa to dopamine and may help develop therapies to slow disease progression.
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New findings from collaborative research in the United States have identified a promising new treatment avenue for type 2 diabetes patients centring on the activity of the amino acid, GABA.
Researchers have produced the first 3D image of the Mediator-bound pre-initiation complex, key in the regulation of gene expression.
Researchers have developed a computer modelling programme that can produce genetic circuits for cellular engineering.
A novel 4D printer has been created which can combine organic chemistry, surface science and nanolithography to design surfaces with organic or biological molecules for drug research.
A new method for weighing proteins at the atom level, called individual ion mass spectrometry, has been developed by American researchers.
Scientists have designed a new machine learning algorithm that uses time-series data to uncover underlying biological networks.
12 July 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
Using gene therapy, scientists from Northwestern Medicine have identified a target in the brain that could lead to new treatments for depression...
13 May 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
Scientists also found that inhibiting oestrogen synthesis just after seizure onset strongly suppressed seizures in both sexes...
1 April 2016 | By Victoria White
Researchers hope to use the technology to develop an ovary bioprosthesis that could be implanted in women to restore fertility...
13 October 2015 | By Victoria White
An RNA editing technique called "exon skipping" has demonstrated preliminary success in treating Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2C in a new study...