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2012-03-20 09:30:29

Patient biopsies reveal potential new target for therapy A genetic pathway previously known for its role in embryonic development and cancer has been identified as a target for systemic sclerosis, or scleroderma, therapy. The finding, discovered by a cross-disciplinary team led by John Varga, MD, John and Nancy Hughes Distinguished Professor of Rheumatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, was recently published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism. "We...

2012-02-03 17:10:00

"Exploring the Scleroderma Research Toolbox": a free informational Webinar from the Scleroderma Research Foundation on February 10, 2012. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) is presenting the next webinar in their series for people living with scleroderma and others directly or indirectly affected by the disease. The free Webinar will educate viewers on the tools used by investigators to propel research forward as well as what new research...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.