Focused ultrasound technique leads to release of neurodegenerative disorders biomarkers

Focused ultrasound technique leads to release of neurodegenerative disorders biomarkers

Research from the lab of Hong Chen, at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, and collaborators found that using focused-ultrasound-mediated liquid biopsy in a mouse model released more tau proteins and another biomarker into the blood than without the intervention. This noninvasive method could facilitate diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders.
When bugs swipe left

When bugs swipe left

A study in iScience led by biologist Yehuda Ben-Shahar in Arts & Sciences identifies a link between the genetic instructions for the perception and production of pheromones.
The Sacred Depths of Nature

The Sacred Depths of Nature

How Life Has Emerged and Evolved (second edition)

A beautifully written celebration of molecular biology with meditations on the spiritual and religious meaning that can be found at the heart of science, this volume makes an important contribution to the ongoing dialog between science and religion. This book will engage anyone who was ever mesmerized–or terrified–by the mysteries of existence.
Nehorai paper wins sustained impact award

Nehorai paper wins sustained impact award

Arye Nehorai, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been selected for the 2022 IEEE Signal Processing Society (Sustained Impact Paper Award, which honors authors of journal articles of broad interest that have had impact over many years.
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