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Are Scientists Closer to Growing Made-to-Order Kidneys?

FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 — Scientists who used stem cells to grow functional kidneys in rats say their research could point the way to growing new kidneys for humans. A shortage of donor kidneys means many people with kidney failure never get a transplant. In the United States alone, 95,000 people are waiting for a […]

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AI model takes us closer to personalised cancer treatments

The ‘holy grail’ of cancer treatment: Scientists take a huge step towards personalised therapies after developing an AI model that predicts how tumours will respond to drugs Could help doctors identify the best treatment and drug dose for each patient The model may be available on the NHS in as little as 10 years time […]

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One step closer to finding a cure for brain diseases

A research team led by Professor Jaewon Ko and Ji Won Um from Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences identified a new principle of formation of brain synapses through synaptic binding protein complexes. Many nerve cells that make up the brain control the function of the brain through synapses. Although recent studies show that synaptic […]