Results For: "disease"

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  • Potential treatment for allergic disease including severe steroid resistant asthma

    A novel approach shows promising results as a potential therapeutic for allergic conditions, including severe steroid resistant asthma. A peptide has been identified, HpARI, that inactivates and inhibits release of IL-33 a critical step in the development of allergic disease.

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  • High throughput imaging of cellular forces

    Our novel micro-interferometer based force sensors provide direct, robust and non-destructive imaging of forces associated with various types of mechanical cell-substrate interaction. The new method requires no zero-force reference image, enables continuous, measurement of multiple cells on one subs...

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  • Paget's disease genetic markers

    These genetic markers have an identified association with the individual prediction of susceptibility and severity of Paget's disease of the bone.

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  • Software tool for accurate detection and monitoring of Alzheimer’s Disease

    The Edinburgh Temporary Binding Assessment (ETBA) is a test for quick and accurate assessment of cognitive impairment, which is sensitive and specific for Alzheimer’s Disease, and suitable for use in primary care and clinical trials.

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  • Accurate diagnostic test for Parkinson’s disease

    This sensitive, rapid and highly accurate assay offers a less invasive mechanism for initial diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. This would facilitate early intervention and implementation of an appropriate care package.

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  • Strategy for Enhancing the Performance of Vaccines

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have designed and synthesised a novel, multifunctional protease inhibitor that has the potential to significantly enhance the performance of vaccines through proteolytic modulation.

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  • Novel chemical probes of epigenetic protein function

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a robust and original method for interrogating the activity of single bromodomain proteins, which will assist in exploring their role in the epigenetics of health and disease.

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  • Therapeutic target for treating vascular pathologies

    A long non-coding RNA target that regulates the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells, is present in the plasma of cardiovascular disease patients, and found at increased levels in unstable regions of atherosclerotic plaques. Therapeutic targeting of this molecule could inhibit vascular remo...

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  • Lab in a Pill

    Scientists at the University of Glasgow have pioneered a new sensor technology, Lab-in-a-Pill, that could have major impact on the cost and effectiveness of bowel cancer treatment.

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  • Parkinson's Disease Model

    The University of Glasgow is offering an exciting new model for the evaluation of new treatments for Parkinsons disease

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