MalaCards and GeneHancer Open New Directions in Medical Research

May 15, 2017


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Making Cancer Immunotherapy More Accessible

Immunotherapy has sparked new hope for people with cancer, but for it to work, the patient’s immune system must be able to ‘see’ the tumour. There are ways of enhancing…

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RNA ‘Specialists’ Activate Nerve Regeneration

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have identified a genetic ‘switch’ that is only active when nerves are injured – recently reported in Molecular Cell. Genes that encode proteins…

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Cells that Rejuvenate the Brain

A newly discovered immune cell type by Weizmann scientists may lead to a future treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease manifested by various neuronal pathological processes…

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Mapping the Social Landscape

New Weizmann research in bats and published in Science has identified ‘social place cells’ in the brain that respond to the locations of others in the spatial environment, revealing a sub-population…

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