Publisher: Science Magazine


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Giraffe genome holds keys to its peculiar body—and clues to hypertension treatments Mentions UTHSC

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“If indeed this is a major gene protecting humans from hypertension, it should have come up as a candidate in genomewide association studies,” which scan thousands of people for gene variants linked to a disease. “Talking about therapeutic approaches at this point would be premature,” agrees University of Tennessee Health Science Center nephrologist L. Darryl… Read More


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Long-underfunded Lyme disease research gets an injection of money—and ideas

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Months after a U.S. Congress–mandated working group sounded the alarm about tickborne illnesses and urged more federal action and money, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is readying a strategic plan for these diseases…The funding “will get new technology out of the shadows,” spurring development of nascent approaches and collaborations, says Maria Gomes-Solecki, a veterinarian… Read More