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Genome recording makes living cells their own historians

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ENGRAM chronicles signals and biological states as they occur inside cells.

News Releases

Gene therapy researcher Jeffrey Chamberlain (left) and Hichem Tsafaout

New gene therapy for muscular dystrophy offers hope

The research focuses on delivering a set of protein packets to replace defective genes within the muscles.

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Ultrasounds may not find this cancer in Black women

A common diagnostic strategy can fail to catch endometrial cancer from 4% to 11% of the time in Black patients, a study shows.

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Biomaterials center funds new ideas, fights inequity

Building on a researcher network and grants to reduce disparities, University of Michigan and UW lead NIH-funded center.

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Alzheimer’s vision study improved with home tests

Research looking at the link between Alzheimer’s disease and eye problems is based on ongoing ACT study started in 1994.

Anatomical reconstruction of motor neurons that control muscles of the fly leg and wing

From takeoff to flight, a map of a fly’s nervous system

Scientists explore the circuitry controlling leg and wing movements that propel fruit flies into the air.

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