article thumbnail

Miriam Merad, M.D., Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine for seminal work in immunology and cell biology

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

an esteemed immunologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in recognition of her pioneering contributions to the fields of immunology and cell biology. Miriam Merad, M.D., Credit: Lab of Miriam Merad, MD, PhD Miriam Merad, M.D.,

article thumbnail

Study of different autism types reveals common underlying mechanism

Drug Discovery World

Although some cell lines exhibited too much activity in this mTOR pathway, while others exhibited too little, the researchers could correct both problems and spur better cell differentiation with existing drugs that either stimulate or inhibit the activity of mTOR (mechanistic target of rapamycin).

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Podcast: In conversation with Isaac Klein, CSO of Dewpoint Therapeutics

Drug Discovery World

Throughout his career, Klein has sought to deploy novel biology and technology to better understand human disease and guide therapeutic development. In this episode, Klein shares insight from his career, Dewpoint’s pipeline, how to solve biological mysteries and the value of partnership.

article thumbnail

How to solve biological mysteries

Drug Discovery World

Throughout his career, Klein has sought to deploy novel biology and technology to better understand human disease and guide therapeutic development. In this episode, Klein shares insight from his career, Dewpoint’s pipeline, how to solve biological mysteries and the value of partnership.

article thumbnail

What is mCherry and How is it used?

biobide

These proteins have revolutionized cell biology with a variety of applications for monitoring cellular processes in vivo , protein tracking, or gene expression studies. mCherry is a fluorescent protein that presents a monomeric structure of 236 amino acids and a mass of 26.7

article thumbnail

Study finds how some ion channels form structures permitting drug delivery

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

The discovery is a significant advance in cell biology, likely solves a long-standing mystery about an unusual feature of some ion channels […]

article thumbnail

SEB Centenary Conference 2023

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

This year’s SEB conference will feature over 800 talks covering the latest advances in experimental research across animal, plant and cell biology including impactful research in the fields of wildlife conservation, human disease and bio-inspired robotics, amongst many more.