jacek hawiger Archives
New target for stopping inflammation
Oct. 11, 2013—Importin alpha 5, a member of a family of proteins that “shuttle” other proteins into the nucleus, is a potential new target for drugs to treat inflammatory diseases.
Nuclear shield against cell death
Aug. 8, 2013—The protein SARM appears to protect cells from inflammation-driven death by stabilizing the nuclear laminin scaffold.
Early study reveals ‘nuclear’ strategy for atherosclerosis
Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University scientists have discovered a potential new strategy for lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels and stopping atherosclerosis and fatty liver disease.