Reporter Nov 16 2012

Carcinogenic chemicals cramp DNA

Researchers have determined how a DNA lesion caused by exposure to chemicals may spark cancer formation.

Bird’s eye view of gut development

A new map of the developing gut of quail offers valuable tool for studying intestinal diseases.

Green tea for failing hearts?

The main antioxidant compound in green tea increases contractile force in isolated heart cells, suggesting it may be useful in heart failure.

Lorenzi lands biomedical informatics excellence award

Nancy Lorenzi, Ph.D., assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs and professor of Biomedical Informatics, has received the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence, internationally recognized as the capstone award in biomedical informatics.

Heart Association honors Roden’s research efforts

Dan Roden, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Personalized Medicine and William Stokes Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, received a 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award at the annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA) last week in Los Angeles.

Noted neuroscientist Sur set to deliver Discovery Lecture

Mriganka Sur, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29.

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