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Probiotic in Yogurt Can Reverse Depression Symptoms

March 7, 2017

In a tremendously exciting finding, researchers at the School of Medicine have found that they can reverse the symptoms of depression in mice just by feeding them Lactobacillus, the bacteria found in yogurt with living cultures. Better yet, they… Read More

We’re Out to Save Boys From Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

February 28, 2017

I want to share a video with you. It’s about our new effort to figure out how to beat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne robs boys of their ability to move and ultimately kills them at a young age. We… Read More

Asthma Drugs May Prevent Deadly Pneumonia

February 28, 2017

Two common drugs, Accolate and Singulair, may do more than treat asthma and allergies. Our Thomas J. Braciale, MD, PhD, and Amber Cardani, PhD, have found that the drugs also may prevent the flu from turning into a deadly… Read More

Scientists Revive Microbes That are Both Ancient and Freaky

February 20, 2017

This is amazing. Scientists have reported successfully reviving life forms that have been trapped in crystal for at least 10,000 years and possibly up to 50,000 years. The microbes were discovered in giant crystals inside Mexico’s Naica mountain caves,… Read More

Bill Petri: Virginia Outstanding Scientist

February 13, 2017

Bill Petri, MD, PhD, has earned a well-deserved recognition from Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The governor and the Science Museum of Virginia have named Dr. Petri one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists for 2017. That’s quite an honor.

The chief of… Read More