Our Alban Gaultier, PhD, found last year that the drug can reduce the production of cytokines, which flood the body when the immune system spirals out of control.
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Trial Tests OCD Med to Fight COVID-19
An Unhealthy Microbiome Promotes the Spread of Breast Cancer
Fascinating new research from our Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, suggests that an unhealthy gut microbiome promotes the spread of breast cancer.
The Switch That Could Shut Down Inflammation – Even in the Brain
Our Bimal Desai, PhD, has discovered an electrical switch within a certain type of immune cell that could let us treat inflammatory diseases including inflammation of the brain, as seen in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s, for the first time. What he found was that this switch, called an ion channel,…
New Hope in the Battle Against Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration robs millions of people of their sight, and now we know what triggers the inflammation that causes it. That raises the exciting possibility we can stop it. Our Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, (at left in the picture) and Nagaraj Kerur, PhD, have identified a specific enzyme that triggers the…