In an advance that could lead to new progress against diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, researchers have demonstrated a technique for measuring the properties of individual protein molecules.
‘5-D protein fingerprinting’ could help fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
The beginning of the amniotic sac
Amnion developed from human stem cells are being studied. Understanding infertility and pregnancy loss are one area being investigated.
Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters
Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.
Implantable decoy could limit metastatic breast cancer
A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic tumors in other organs and allowing time to intervene with surgery or other therapies.
Jenna Wiens, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at U-M, might add extra years to your life, thanks to one of her algorithms.
“Trojan horse” Nanoparticle can halt asthma, allergies
In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell to convince the immune system not to attack it.