Tag: "pharmacologist" at biology news
Discovery in plants suggests entirely new approach to treating human cancers
..." said University of Washington School of Medicine pharmacologist
Ning Zheng, who led the research. "The mechanism by which auxin works points out a new direction for us to develop therapeutic compounds targeting ubiquitin ligases." The scientists extracted and purified TIR1 from the common plant model Arabidops...
Bacterial response to oxidation studied as toxin barometer
...idative stress mechanisms, said Bev Rzigalinski, a pharmacologist
with VCOM. Oxidative stress is caused by unbalanced molecules called free radicals and other oxidation-promoting molecules that damage cells and genetic material by removing electrons. Gram negative heterotrophic bacteria spit potassium in the pres...
Personalized medicine, future of pharmaceuticals explored in UH lecture
...rug discovery and development. Amalia M. Issa, a pharmacologist
and clinical epidemiologist, will give a lecture titled "Personalized Medicine and the Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry" at the University of Houston from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 19 in Room 130 of Science & Research Building Two. The e...
Diabetes complications rooted in faulty cell repair
...ation with UF biochemist Daniel Purich, Ph.D., and pharmacologist
Maria Grant, M.D. UF materials scientist Roger Tran-Son-Tay, Ph.D., among others, also participated in the current study. "The work of Segal and colleagues is groundbreaking and provides important insights into the underlying mechanism of blood vesse...
Researchers figure out how hearts fail
..., specifically glucose. But Dr. Gary Lopaschuk, a pharmacologist
and professor in the University of Alberta Department of Pediatrics, and his colleagues in the U.S. and Italy have found that during the early stages of heart failure, the heart uses too much fatty acid and not enough carbohydrate; and then, later on...
Feb. 17 sipping science: An evening of red wine tasting and wine science
...g on wine production, and biochemist and molecular pharmacologist
John Pezzuto, who will discuss the latest research on the health benefits of red wine. Participants will sample wines that illustrate the effects of regional climate on wine quality, as well as wines containing a compound that may protect against can...