Deciphering pancreatic cancer’s invade and evade tactics

Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade…

A protein that makes skin cancer cells more…

Squamous cell carcinoma is a common type of skin cancer, usually affecting skin that is exposed to the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun. A research team led by dermatologist Teruki Yanagi and Professor Shigetsugu…

Making medicine from crop waste

Researchers have identified a one-step process to easily convert a plant-based sugar into a chemical compound, which can then be used to manufacture other substances, including a natural pharmaceutical used to treat conditions such as…

Finding Alzheimer’s treatment from within

An immune molecule in the body shows promise for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. [caption id="attachment_15205" align="alignnone" width="846"] IL-33 regulates the ability of the immune cells (green) to clear toxic amyloid plaques (red) in the brains…