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2014-12-19 04:20:02

This gene accounts for the size of the human brain and potentially our superior cognitive abilities SINGAPORE, Dec 19,

2014-03-18 00:20:22

First win for Singapore in annual GE Healthcare Life Sciences cell imaging competition

2013-03-08 00:20:07

Patients with diseases such as diabetes suffer from painful wounds that take a long time to heal making them more susceptible to infections that could even lead to amputations.

2012-06-12 00:20:02

Singapore, June 12, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A team of scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) together with clinicians from Boston's Brigham

2012-04-30 00:20:05

Singapore, Apr 30, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists have discovered that they can dramatically increase the life span of mice with progeria (premature ageing disease) and heart disease (caused by Emery-Dreifuss

2012-03-30 00:20:01

Study Finds Out that a Protein called TRIM28 Preserves 'Epigenetic Marks' on a Specific Set of Genes.Singapore, Mar 30, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - An international team led

2012-03-29 22:13:18

An international team led by scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) discovered that a protein, called TRIM28, normally present in the mother’s egg, is essential right after fertilisation, to preserve certain chemical modifications or ‘epigenetic marks’ on a specific set of genes.

2011-01-24 16:02:07

Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) in Singapore and the University of Hong Kong’s Department of Medicine have produced the world's first human cell model of progeria, a disease resulting in severe premature ageing in one in four to eight million children worldwide.


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