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The discovery of multiple sclerosis identifies the key factor that determines the risk

image: Mariano Garcia-Blanco, MD, PhD, chair of the department of microbiology, immunology and cancer biology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has identified a number of processes in our cells that suppress our risk of developing sclerosis multiple. visualization Moreover Credit: Courtesy of Mariano Garcia-Blanco, PhD Scientists at the University of Virginia School… Read More »

Investigating the placenta: Stowers scientists’ discovery shows why this oft-overlooked organ should receive more attention

image: Graphical schematic of fully developed mouse placenta at 14.5 days post conception (top). Fluorescent images of various placental cell types illustrating multiple copies of the genome (white dots) within the cells (bottom). visualization Moreover Credit: Stowers Institute for Medical Research KANSAS CITY, MO—June 7, 2023—The placenta, critical to the healthy development of the embryo,… Read More »