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Oncologist Found Guilty of Misconduct

By Kerry Grens | November 9, 2015

A government investigation concludes that Anil Potti faked data on multiple grants and papers.

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Some antibodies designed to eliminate the plaques prominent in Alzheimer’s disease can aggravate neuronal hyperactivity in mice.

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Latest in Heart Stem Cell Debate

By Kerry Grens | October 26, 2015

Given the right environment, cKit+ cells from the mouse heart can develop into new cardiac muscle, according to a study.

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Duke Cardiologist Tapped to Lead FDA

By Bob Grant | September 17, 2015

The Obama administration has nominated Robert Califf, a researcher who conducted large clinical trials, as the next person to head the country’s drug approval agency.

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The Sounds of Silence

By Jenny Rood | September 1, 2015

Science-based tinnitus therapeutics are finally coming into their own.

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Novartis Buys Rights to GSK MS Drug for $1 Billion

By Kerry Grens | August 24, 2015

The multiple sclerosis treatment has yet to be tested in Phase 3 clinical trials.

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#IceBucketChallenge Payoff

By Jef Akst | August 20, 2015

A year after the viral ALS awareness campaign raised millions, researchers say they have something to show for the influx of funds.

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Ebola Vax Success

By Jef Akst | August 3, 2015

An experimental vaccine against Ebola virus disease may completely protect people against infection, according to a clinical study in Guinea.

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Why an HIV Vax Only Works for Some

By Anna Azvolinsky | July 15, 2015

Scientists identify a human leukocyte antigen gene linked to immune protection from HIV following vaccination.

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More Transparency in IRB-Industry Ties

By Kerry Grens | July 13, 2015

Conflicts of interest among institutional review board members are disclosed more often than they were a decade ago, according to a survey of academics.

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