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Published in Clin Kidney J:

Sevelamer reduces endothelial inflammatory response to advanced glycation end products

Authors’conclusions: “Sevelamer decreased both endothelial expression of RAGE and endothelial dysfunction biomarkers, induced by AGEs, and uremic serum. 24 more words

Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral-Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD)

Playing a three of CRISPR kind

It is Science but it could be mistaken for The CRISPR Journal. The latest issue indeed runs three papers by three CRISPR aces – David Liu, Jennifer Doudna, and Feng Zhang – about the cutting-edge fields of… 269 more words


New Insights into Adult Neurogenesis

To be a successful scientist, you have to expect the unexpected. No biological process or disease mechanism is ever that simple when you peel off its outer layers. 818 more words

Stem Cell Research

What 'Dora the Explorer' taught me about academics and life...

Dora, Dora, Dora the Explorer! Did you just sing that in your head(?), I did! I watched Dora with my youngest son on many occasions and loved it, lots of fun sprinkled with lessons on both Spanish and life . 1,633 more words

Making beating heart cells from stem cells just got easier

Here’s a heartwarming story for the holidays. Scientists from the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California have figured out a simple, easy way to make beating heart cells from human stem cells that will aid research and therapy development for heart disease. 427 more words

Stem Cell Research