Desperately Seeking Cures How the road from promising scientific breakthrough to real-world remedy has become all but a dead end. By Sharon Begley and Mary Carmichael | NEWSWEEK Published May 14, 2010 From the magazine issue dated May 31, 2010 Continue reading Why medical discoveries don’t become cures
J Neurol. 2010 May 12 Lee YC, Lin KP, Chang MH, Liao YC, Tsai CP, Liao KK, Soong BW. Department of Neurology, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. Abstract Mutations in MPZ, which encodes myelin protein zero Continue reading Cellular characterization of MPZ mutations presenting with diverse clinical phenotypes.
The proper transmission of nerve signals along body nerves requires an insulation layer, named myelin sheath. To be efficient this sheath is designed to have a certain thickness and Swiss researchers from the ETH Zurich have now discovered that proteins Continue reading Nerves under control