Cell Reports (journal)

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Destructive ‘telegrams’ in asthma

Vanderbilt investigators have discovered that certain microRNAs — “telegram”-like signals — increase after the induction of allergic airway inflammation.

Genetic balancing act

New findings about proteins involved in DNA repair are important for understanding why some cancers are more or less resistant to certain therapies.

Discovery by Vanderbilt-led group could lead to improved diabetes treatment

Vanderbilt investigators and colleagues around the country have made a major discovery that could lead to better ways to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Research finds midlife women twice as likely as men to have asthma

In childhood, asthma is more common in boys than girls. But around the time of puberty, that picture reverses. By mid-life women are twice as likely as men to have asthma.

Salt, inflammation and hypertension

Vanderbilt researchers have identified a pathway that links excess sodium, inflammation and hypertension.

Glowing receptors help find and track cancerous growth

Under the microscope, they sparkle like emeralds, these molecules that may hold a key to understanding — and stopping — cancerous growth.

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