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2011-08-02 15:23:47

VIB researchers have developed a mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy, a hereditary disease of the peripheral nervous system.

2009-10-06 10:30:00

DETROIT, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health announced yesterday a second phase of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network totaling $117 million which includes funds for 19 research consortia.

2009-06-23 10:07:21

"By putting mutant genes from human patients into fruit flies, we've created the first ever fly model for this kind of neuromuscular disease," says Albena Jordanova.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.