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2012-06-26 14:35:12

In the brains of humans and non-human primates, over 100 billion nerve cells build up complicated neural circuits and produce higher brain functions.

2012-06-18 23:31:12

A single-dose vaccine capable of providing immunity against the effects of cocaine offers a novel and groundbreaking strategy for treating cocaine addiction is described in an article published Instant Online in Human Gene Therapy.

2012-06-18 11:20:31

The collaborative research team led by Professor Tadashi ISA, Project Assistant Professor Masaharu KINOSHITA from The National Institute for Physiological Sciences, The National Institutes of Natural Sciences and Fukushima Medical University and Kyoto University, developed "the double viral vector transfection technique" which can deliver genes to a specific neural circuit by combining two new kinds of gene transfer vectors.

2012-06-11 23:00:42

HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE, for the FIRST time in history was treated in March 2012 by Dr.’s Feinerman and Paino in our state of the art clinic in Lima, Peru.

2012-06-01 09:56:20

Our ability to “read” DNA has made tremendous progress in the past few decades, but the ability to understand and alter the genetic code, that is, to “rewrite” the DNA-encoded instructions, has lagged behind.

2012-05-25 09:44:40

The scientific and technological literature is abuzz with nanotechnology and its manufacturing and medical applications.


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