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Growing with the Flow: New Method for Kidney Organoid Vascularization

Organoids are 3D cell culture models designed to have characteristic organ structure and function. These mini organs play an expanding role in biomedical research as they become more sophisticated approximations of human organs. Researchersfalse

Researchers Probe Role of Prom-1 in Liver Disease

Biliary fibrosis is a liver disease caused by inflammation that ultimately leads to scarring of the liver. This is a common symptom of biliary atresia, a rare congenital childhood disorder that causes bile to be trapped in the liver; this causesfalse

Epigenetics and Fear Development

Epigenetics, the study of heritable DNA modifications and their impact on the regulation of gene expression, has been a field of scientific inquiry for nearly 80 years. In that time, however, the most commonly studied DNA modification has beenfalse

Bradykinin Receptor B1 as a Therapeutic Target in Lupus Nephritis

Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that can affect nearly any organ system in the body. A common symptom is lupus nephritis, which occurs when the disease attacks the kidneys causing inflammation, one of the leading causesfalse

Applying Nanolipidgels, Researchers Probe New Kidney Disease Target CaMK4

Podocytes, specialized cells named for their foot processes, play an essential role in kidney function. These cells line the capillaries of the glomerulus, the functional unit of filtration within the kidney, and are connected by junctions thatfalse

An Unexpected Candidate in the Search for Liver Cancer Therapies

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) — the most common primary liver cancer in adults — currently has poor prognosis in most patients. Previous research has shown that, by activating or silencing specific genes, researchers can gain insights into thefalse

Research Spotlight: No More Dry Eyes?

Multifactorial chronic ocular surface disease — also known as “dry eye” — greatly affects quality of life and can lead to loss of vision in severe cases. Inflammation and instability of the tear film, the protective layer around the eye, can leadfalse

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