As the heat rises in the summer, so does the threat of Dengue fever outbreak. Despite of intensive re-search, there is no effective pharmaceutical treatments for Dengue fever. Personal protection measure to avoid mosquito bites and environmental management to prevent mosquito breeding remain the only avail-able strategies to prevent transmission. In the latest Nature Communications, Dr. Edmond Hsieh’s re-search team ... Read More
2019 Genomic Epidemiology Workshop
The “2019 Genomic Epidemiology Workshop” organized by Genomics Research Center and Taiwan Epidemiology Association will be held on August 5-9th , 2019. The main courses include study design and analysis of Genome-wide association study (GWAS), Next-generation sequencing (NGS), and Epigenetics. In addition to theoretical classes, the workshop provides practical exercise as well. We sincerely invite you to join us. Read More
14th Asia Epigenome Meeting (AEM) / 3rd Taipei Epigenetics and Chromatin Meeting (TECM)/Abcam Epigenetics Conference
Glycans Promising To Fix Damaged Spinal Axons
An accident caused the spinal injury, and a person was sentenced to life time on wheels - such traumatic stories are not new, and all those paralyzed are still waiting for new medical breakthroughs. That is why one of the toughest remaining mysteries in life science that make scientists pondering upon eagerly is Neuro-regeneration... Read More
For the sake of your pancreas, “Sugarless” please!
Following the report of an antibody IL-17RB which proved to ease the metastasis of pancreatic cancer back in 2015, Dr. Wen-Hwa Lee’s group made another breakthrough in the study regarding pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), which is a ferocious kind of pancreatic cancer. In the latest Cell Metabolism journal, the group pinpointed the cause and effect of pancreatic cancer... Read More