Shirin Bahmanyar, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University, has received the 2022 Women in Cell Biology (WICB) Junior Award for Excellence in Research. She will give the talk “Regulation of lipid metabolism from the nuclear envelope” on Sunday, December 4, at Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC.
In a major field campaign in 2020, Dr. Raphaela Vogel who is now at Universität Hamburg’s Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) and an international team from the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique in Paris and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg analyzed observational data they and others collected in fields of cumulus clouds near the Atlantic island of Barbados.
The universe can be a violent place. Stars die or collide with each other and black holes devour everything that gets too close.
Laura Fejerman named new associate director for cancer center’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement as Moon Chen heads new cancer screening program.
Researchers found that using buprenorphine to treat opioid-use disorder during pregnancy may result in better outcomes for the baby than methadone.
A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reveals that Americans seem to be sleeping better now compared with 2021. Nearly one-third of Americans (31%) say they have experienced “COVID-somnia” since the beginning of the pandemic, a 25% decrease compared with the 2021 survey (56%).
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave controversial accelerated approval to the first Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, it had a surprising impact on attitudes about research into the disease.
Satellite observations have revealed that weak seismic ground shaking can trigger powerful landslide acceleration – even several years after a significant earthquake.
AACN recognizes that advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical to developing a nursing workforce prepared to provide high-quality, equitable, and culturally appropriate health care. Our member schools share a commitment to preparing a community of scholars, clinicians, educators, and leaders who fully value the importance of DEI in eradicating health inequities and disparities in the nation and around the world.
Existing methods of identifying job burnout are lengthy and sometimes proprietary, but new research from the University of Notre Dame offers a faster and easier way.
Newly published study work shows that managers are likely to express bias, particularly in implicit forms.
A number of new neurologic medications for diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease and migraine have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval over the past decade. However, with most having higher out-of-pocket costs and benefits similar to existing, less expensive drugs, only a small percentage of people with neurologic conditions are being treated with these new drugs, according to a study funded by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the November 30, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Some people report a decline in their memory before any decline is large enough to show up on standard tests. This experience, called subjective cognitive decline, is associated with an increased risk of later developing dementia in white, Black and Latino people, according to a study published in the November 30, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
A just-published study by Dr. John Pezzuto of the Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences found that consuming grapes protected against ultraviolet damage to the skin.
New research findings published in Science Advances (November 2022), help explain the progression of Alzheimer-related dementia in each patient. The findings outline a biological classification system that predicts disease severity.
Mount Sinai physician-scientists share insights and report on developments in the field in “Frontiers of Medical Research: Cancer”
Log on to your favorite social media site and you’re likely to see a slew of posts and opinions on controversial topics like social justice, immigration, and corrupt elections.
UC Davis Health is the first multi-site health system in the nation to implement a low-pressure insufflation systemwide for laparoscopic surgeries.
Researchers have identified several genetic variants associated with increased risk of cancer in children with non-chromosomal birth defects, such as congenital heart disease and defects of the central nervous system. While the risk of developing cancer is not as high as children with chromosomal birth defects, it is significantly higher than children with no birth defects at all, and the findings may provide a basis for early detection in these understudied patients.
Cell Bio 2022—the annual joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)—will convene at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, December 3-7. As the world’s largest gathering of cell biologists, this unique meeting focuses on cell biology as the fundamental basis of biology and sessions on emerging interdisciplinary topics.
Peptyde Bio Inc. announced that it has closed an oversubscribed $1.2M pre-seed funding round. Peptyde Bio is the first company spun out of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center by Danforth Technology Company (DTC), the wholly-owned subsidiary formed by the Danforth Center in February 2022.
Needhi Bhalla, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental (MCD) Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), will receive the 2022 American Society for Cell Biology Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity award. ASCB will recognize Bhalla on Saturday, December 3, before the keynote of the Cell Bio 2022 meeting in Washington, DC.
Rebecca Heald, Professor, and Co-chair in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, has been awarded the 2022 Sandra K. Masur Senior Leadership Award from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Heald will present the talk “Molecular conflicts disrupting centromere maintenance contribute to Xenopus hybrid inviability” during the Centromere Structure and Function Special Interest Subgroup Wednesday, December 7, at Cell Bio 2022. The Masur Award is presented on Tuesday, December 6.
Researchers have discovered a specific genetic variant in SCN1A, the most common genetic epilepsy, that leads to an earlier onset of epilepsy, with clinical features distinct from other epilepsies. The researchers also identified a potentially effective treatment strategy.
Preventable failures in U.S. maternal health care result in far too many pregnancy-related deaths. Each year, approximately 700 parents die from pregnancy and childbirth complications. As such, the U.S. maternal mortality rate is more than double that of most other developed countries.
The American Society for Cell Biology honors David J. Asai, Senior Director of Science Education for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), with the 2022 Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education. Asai will receive the award on Monday, December 5, during Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC, where he will present the talk “Lessons from the Little Red Hen.”
Juan Salvador Bonifacino will present the Keith Porter Lecture Monday, December 5, at Cell Bio 2022 in Washington, DC.
Halides hold promise for improving the performance of catalysts used in carbon dioxide conversion.
People who do not speak English well often ask friends and family to translate for them when accessing their GP practice, finds a new study from the University of Surrey.
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 — Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that removal of cilia from the brain’s striatum region impaired time perception and judgment, revealing possible new therapeutic targets for mental and neurological conditions including schizophrenia, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases, autism spectrum disorder, and Tourette syndrome.
The study, a collaboration between Clover and the International Vaccine Institute, showed that a household contact was 84% less likely to get a SARS-CoV-2 infection when the infected household member had received SCB-2019 (CpG 1018/Alum) compared to placebo
In Brazil, a group of researchers has reported the largest outbreak to date of COVID-associated candidemia caused by the same drug-resistant strain of Candida parapsilosis, a fungus that invades the bloodstream and can lead to death.
Less than 20% of diagnosed breast cancers are designated “triple-negative,” lacking three types of receptors often found in other breast cancer types.
A new study led by researchers from the University of Barcelona shows that wasteosomes —structures that act as containers for brain waste products— indicate a malfunction of the glymphatic system, a recently discovered system that is an important brain-cleaning mechanism.
Women are less likely to ask questions during question-and-answer sessions at academic conferences. Research in Psychological Science suggests that this may be due to anxiety about how colleagues will receive their comments.
A research collaboration between Argonne and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill produced a paper that examines how the nucleus of nickel-64 reacts when exposed to energy.
À l’automne 2021, la section des soins infirmiers de l’ILAE a été créée pour créer un « foyer » pour les infirmières du monde entier qui s’occupent de personnes atteintes d’épilepsie.
En el otoño de 2021, se formó la Sección de Enfermería de ILAE para crear un “hogar” para las enfermeras de todo el mundo que atienden a personas con epilepsia.
A team of researchers uncovered an ancient “pandoravirus” from underneath a frozen lake in Siberia. The virus was found along with others in the Siberian permafrost. Scientists say the viruses could help us prepare for pandemic-level issues as the permafrost thaws.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recent basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts.
Earthquakes are notoriously hard to predict, and so too are the usually less-severe aftershocks that often follow a major seismic event.
Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy experts will present their latest advances in research and care in person at the midyear clinical meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Las Vegas Dec. 4-8, sharing innovations to improve medication safety, availability and effectiveness for hospital patients.
UNC School of Medicine’s Jin Szatkiewicz, PhD, and colleagues conducted one of the first and the largest investigations of tandem repeats in schizophrenia, elucidating their contribution to the development of this devastating disease.
A new method for determining whether patients with heart disease need coronary stents or bypass surgery is more effective than the angiogram, which is currently used, according to research from UTHealth Houston Heart & Vascular.
Former president Donald Trump’s now-infamous dinner with the rapper formerly known as Kanye West and avowed white supremacist Nick Fuentes is yet another example of Trump’s flirtation with far-right bigots. The meeting may be perceived as a validation of the…
Mechanisms involved in the rapid, severe progression of fibrosis in the lung tissues of COVID-19 patients, a potentially fatal complication of the virus that damages and scars the lungs, have been uncovered by researchers led by UTHealth Houston.
Caregiving robots would be transformative for people with disabilities and their caretakers, but few research groups are working in this space. A new robotic simulation platform developed by Cornell researchers may help more people enter the field.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center announced Gerard E. Carrino, Ph.D., MPH, has been named dean of the TTUHSC Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.
With a new $3 million-plus grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Case Western Reserve University researchers are examining the next level of treatment for Candida auris (C.auris), a multidrug-resistant yeast that causes serious infection and, in some cases, death.
Scientists from Argonne will study the soil around ground-mounted solar panels and develop a national soil database to better understand ecosystem impacts at renewable energy sites.