Genes involved in ALS may create toxic cells that damage the cell of the motor cortex – the area most damaged by the disease.
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Second-line HIV drugs have the potential to work better when used together, but not for all patients. Now researchers have discovered how that synergy might work, suggesting to develop better HIV drugs.
Heart disease is common in patients with diabetes and doctors assumed the path to heart disease was to be the same for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Now researchers at Jefferson have identified a unique molecular pathway that may explain some of the differences.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and is a cancer that kills more black than white patients. Although research supports the idea that socioeconomic factors drive the survival disparity, it’s been unclear which factors play the biggest role, making it difficult to design effective intervention strategies. Researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson undertook a deep analysis to examine the factors.