CBI to Host Rare Disease Leadership Summit

Representatives of NORD and government agencies including the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration will speak at the 2nd Annual Rare Disease Leadership Summit of the Center for Business Intelligence in Washington, DC, next week (December Continue reading CBI to Host Rare Disease Leadership Summit

University of Miami center seeks diseases’ origins

A new Miami Institute for Human Genomics, which will search for genetic origins of common diseases such as autism and Alzheimer’s, opened its doors Tuesday to great expectations. Its purpose: changing the way medicine works. ”The future of medicine depends Continue reading University of Miami center seeks diseases’ origins

Bioavailability of Curcumin: Problems and Promises

Mol Pharm. 2007 Nov 14 Anand P, Kunnumakkara AB, Newman RA, Aggarwal BB. Cytokine Research Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Development Center, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 Curcumin, a polyphenolic compound Continue reading Bioavailability of Curcumin: Problems and Promises

Critical Knowledge About The Nervous System Uncovered By Rutgers Scientists

Uncover the neural communication links involved in myelination, the process of protecting a nerve’s axon, and it may become possible to reverse the breakdown of the nervous system’s electrical transmissions in such disorders as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, diabetes Continue reading Critical Knowledge About The Nervous System Uncovered By Rutgers Scientists

Gene therapy for peripheral nervous system diseases

Curr Gene Ther. 2007 Aug;7(4):239-48. Federici T, Boulis N. Cleveland Clinic, Department of Neurosciences and Center for Neurological Restoration, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA. Peripheral nerve diseases, also known as peripheral neuropathies, affect 15-20 million of Americans and Continue reading Gene therapy for peripheral nervous system diseases