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2014-10-29 23:16:21

StratAcuity, The Science of People: StratAcuity successfully completes the search for the Proteostasis Therapeutics Inaugural Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Advisory Board. Boston,

Connection Among Protein Misfolding, Sleep Loss, And Age Strengthened By Fruit Fly Study
2014-02-21 13:16:54

Pulling an "all-nighter" before a big test is practically a rite of passage in college. Usually, it's no problem: You stay up all night, take the test, and then crash, rapidly catching up on lost sleep. But as we age, sleep patterns change, and our ability to recoup lost sleep diminishes.

2013-10-30 10:43:03

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen two leading aging researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to chair panels at the first symposium on "geroscience"—the study of how aging influences the onset of chronic diseases.

For A Healthy Brain, Clear Out The Trash
2013-07-23 10:41:23

Recycling is not only good for the environment, it's good for the brain. A study using rat cells indicates that quickly clearing out defective proteins in the brain may prevent loss of brain cells.

2008-08-26 12:01:27

Proteostasis Therapeutics has secured $45 million in a series A financing to develop Proteostasis Regulator drugs as novel therapies to treat multiple genetic and degenerative disorders associated with protein homeostasis deficiencies.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.