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
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
Hassle Free Influenza Vaccine Close to Reality
For almost a decade, the research team’s searching for an ideal influenza vaccine has been one of the most important research aims in GRC. Now, they have come one step closer to achieve the dream, a whopping three to four times more effectiveness against conventional vaccines has been observed. Their newest development is reported in an article in the latest PNAS journal. Read More