Tag Archives: Diseases

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Launches Grant Program to Help Deliver Breakthroughs in Treatment of Major Diseases and Conditions – Seton Hall University News & Events

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University is proud to announce a $ 100,000 program to support network physicians and researchers working to develop novel treatments for some of the most costly and challenging diseases and conditions including diabetes, depression and epilepsy. The newly launched Research Pilot Project Funding Program is supported… Read More »

Humans co-evolved with immune-related diseases — and it’s still happening

Some of the same mutations allowing humans to fend off deadly infections also make us more prone to certain inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s disease. In a Review published November 27 in the journal Trends in Immunology, researchers describe how ancestral origins impact the likelihood that people of African or Eurasian descent might… Read More »

Eyevensys Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Ocular Diseases: Interview with Patricia Zilliox, CEO of Eyevensys

Eyevensys, a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in France, has developed a method to perform non-viral gene therapy in the eye, with the aim of treating ocular diseases. The system uses ocular electrotransfection to deliver therapeutic genes into the eye. Consisting of an ocular device and an electrical pulse generator, the system can deliver DNA plasmids… Read More »

Compound In Tomatoes Can Help Prevent Vascular Diseases

Tomatoes are the most commonly grown fruit worldwide and Japanese scientists have found that tomatoes have a nutrient that could prevent the development of vascular diseases. The study shows that 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, a compound found in tomatoes, has anti-dyslipidemic affects. The researchers focused on extracts that deal with dyslipidemia, a condition that’s a result of an… Read More »