New generation of microbicides should contain compounds that break down amyloid fibrils in semen in order to increase drugs’ effectiveness.
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Low levels of the naturally occurring protein progranulin exacerbate cellular and cognitive dysfunction, while raising levels can prevent abnormalities in an Alzheimer model.
With his unique combination of biology and chemistry, Gladstone’s Sheng Ding is quickly becoming a tour-de-force in the field of regenerative medicine.
New gift from long-time supporter William Younger is helping two top scientists repair damaged hearts and prevent damage in developing ones.
A joint Gladstone-UCSF study reveals a gene linked to longevity also improves learning and memory. This discovery opens a new path for treating Alzheimer's and other aging-related diseases.
A cure for type 1 diabetes has long eluded even the top experts. Not because they do not know what must be done—but because the tools did not exist to do it.
Whether with newborns or neurodegenerative diseases, basic science offers insight.