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A network of purple neurons with small red spheres of aggregated protein deposits accumulated within the neuron bodies

T cell memory tips off early stages of Parkinson’s disease

T cell memory tips off early stages of Parkinson’s disease

T cells that react to a Parkinson’s disease-linked protein have an early, unique, and detectable gene signature.
A stone tablet it in a field displays an ancient, runic language.

Digital technology reveals the secrets to treating neurological disorders

Digital technology reveals the secrets to treating neurological disorders

A biotech start-up teamed up with technology giants like Apple to continuously monitor people with Parkinson’s disease so that they could personalize their treatments in the clinic and the lab.
An abstract illustration showing the brain creating new ideas and solutions

Patient cells and serum create better Alzheimer’s disease models

Patient cells and serum create better Alzheimer’s disease models

Many potential treatments for Alzheimer’s disease have been found using mouse models, but they often don’t translate well to humans. Will organoids provide the answers that neuroscientists need to develop new treatments?
A single-walled carbon nanotube (a sheet of hexagons in a tubular shape) on a blurred background of other carbon nanotubes

A molecular nose sniffs out ovarian cancer

A molecular nose sniffs out ovarian cancer

Researchers developed a carbon nanotube-based sensor paired with a machine learning algorithm to diagnose ovarian cancer with better specificity and sensitivity than current methods.
Scientists and clinicians examine an individual’s heart with various tools including stethoscopes and EKG machines.

A nanoengineered heart chamber 

A nanoengineered heart chamber 

A new heart-on-a-chip gives scientists an up-close look at the beating human heart from the comfort of their lab benches.
Hundreds of antibodies swarm a virus as a part of the body’s immune response to infection.

Predicting immune responses to vaccination

Predicting immune responses to vaccination

Armed with a machine learning and systems biology approach, John Tsang studies how past infections and vaccinations shape an individual’s immune response to future vaccines.
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