Discovery may open door for treating fragile X carriers

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treatments for fragile X carriers. This population includes 1 million women and 320,000 men in the United States, according to a 2012 study led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Extra sleep fixes memory problems in flies with Alzheimer’s-like condition

New research in fruit flies demonstrates that extra sleep helps the brain overcome catastrophic neurological defects that otherwise would block memory formation, report scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Finding points to a cause of chronic lung disease

Studying mouse and cell models of this process, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis now have shown how immune cells dispatched to the lung to destroy a respiratory virus can fail to disperse after their job is finished, setting off a chain of inflammatory events that leads to long-term lung problems.

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Clonal and cellular dynamics in germinal centers

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Studies of Structure and Dynamics of Protein-DNA Complexes by Single Molecule and Two-Dimensional Fluorescence Spectroscopy

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Characterizing the landscape of cell intrinsic antiviral effectors

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Residency Training in the United States: Past, Present and Future.

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