Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Scientists make leap forward for genetic sequencing
26/04/2022 - Researchers reveal new details about a key enzyme that makes DNA sequencing possible. The finding is a leap forward into the era of personalized medicine when doctors will be able to design...
Scientists identify therapeutic target for Epstein-Barr virus
26/04/2022 - A new study has identified a new potential pathway for developing therapeutics that target Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Whole-heart computational modeling provides insights for individualized treatment
26/04/2022 - To pursue a better mechanistic understanding of ventricular arrhythmias, researchers are turning to whole-heart computational models, which are currently witnessing an evolution of a variety of...
New adaptable nanoparticle platform enables enhanced delivery of gene therapies
26/04/2022 - Scientists have developed polypeptide-based materials that act as effective vectors for delivering gene therapies. The new platform enables the vectors to be adapted to suit the specific gene therapy...
Music combined with auditory beat stimulation may reduce anxiety for some
26/04/2022 - Treatments integrating music and auditory beat stimulation are effective in reducing state anxiety in some patients, according to a new study.
Lymphoma: Key signaling pathway involved in tumor formation identified
26/04/2022 - There are myriad reasons why cancers develop. By studying genes which are altered in people with lymphoma, a multidisciplinary team of researchers has identified a key mechanism involved in disease...
How SNPs can be used to detect disease pathways
26/04/2022 - Researchers have developed a new computational tool that can identify pathways related to diseases, including breast and prostate cancer, using single-nucleotide polymorphisms.
People at high genetic risk for colorectal cancer benefit more from lifestyle changes
26/04/2022 - People with a high polygenic risk score for colorectal cancer could benefit more at preventing the disease by leading healthy lifestyles than those at lower genetic risk, according to a new study.
Novel acute myeloid leukemia subtypes identified
26/04/2022 - Researchers have discovered the first proteomic subtype of an aggressive blood cancer by using mass spectrometry technology.
New gene therapy approach offers a potential long-term treatment for limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2B
26/04/2022 - Medical experts have developed a new pre-clinical gene therapy for a rare disorder, known as limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) 2B, that addresses the primary cellular deficit associated with this...
Genetic regulation of blood cells: Proximity of a gene to a genetic change plays an important role
26/04/2022 - Researchers have gained significant new insight into the genetic regulation of blood cells. They achieved this by analyzing a dataset that included more than 31,000 study participants, to date the...
Gene therapy shows promise in treating rare eye disease in mice
26/04/2022 - A gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with a rare disorder that causes vision loss, especially when used in combination with other gene therapies, shows a new study.
Seeing is believing when it comes to health risk and behavior change
26/04/2022 - Using medical imaging technologies that can visualize health may discourage risk-related behaviors more than non-visual information. A new meta-analysis finds that when individuals undergo an imaging...
Honing in on shared network of cancer genes
26/04/2022 - Using network modeling, researchers have honed in on a set of gene interactions that are critical to malignancy and likely to be fertile ground for broad cancer therapies.
New resource to advance genomics-driven precision medicine
26/04/2022 - Researchers have a new lens by which to understand how genes impact disease.
Why multiple myeloma returns
26/04/2022 - Multiple myeloma, the most common type of bone marrow cancer in Germany, almost always returns, even after initial treatment success. In the majority of cases, the reasons behind this treatment...
Gene network changes associated with cancer onset and progression identify new treatment targets
26/04/2022 - Researchers have identified novel changes in gene network interactions associated with cancer that may lead to new treatment targets for chemotherapy. Their work shows that more than 90 percent of...
Researchers identify genetic cause of endometriosis and reveal potential drug target
26/04/2022 - New research offers insight into how to treat endometriosis. The researchers performed genetic analyses of humans and rhesus macaques to identify a specific gene, NPSR1, that increases risk of...
Computer drug simulations offer warning about promising diabetes and cancer treatment
26/04/2022 - Using computer drug simulations, researchers have found that doctors need to be wary of prescribing a promising treatment for all types of cancer and patients.
Study on genetic changes in neuroblastoma
26/04/2022 - When cells within a single tumor differ in terms of their genetic makeup, this is referred to as intratumor heterogeneity. Researchers have been able to reconstruct the process by which this genetic...
Teaching an old dog new tricks: An existing drug opens new possibilities for treating childhood leukemia
26/04/2022 - A new study has shown that the tumor-inhibiting gene TET2 is silenced in a large fraction of cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children. The scientists show that the gene can be...