Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?
Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?
The cholesterol-lowering drugs quell inflammation and reverse endothelial tissue damage, hints that they might curb the body’s excessive immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?
Could Statins Reduce the Severity of COVID-19?

The cholesterol-lowering drugs quell inflammation and reverse endothelial tissue damage, hints that they might curb the body’s excessive immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection.

The cholesterol-lowering drugs quell inflammation and reverse endothelial tissue damage, hints that they might curb the body’s excessive immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Image of the Day: New Growth
Image of the Day: New Growth
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 12, 2019
Injection of a hydrogel that mechanically resembles a blood clot promotes the growth of new blood vessels in mice.
Image of the Day: Zip It
Image of the Day: Zip It
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 7, 2018
The cytoskeleton of endothelial cells and adhesion proteins work together to help build new blood vessels.  
Researchers Develop a Technique to Regenerate the Mouse Thymus
Researchers Develop a Technique to Regenerate the Mouse Thymus
Jim Daley | Jan 12, 2018
The discovery reveals the role of a growth factor and endothelial cells in thymus repair, and could have implications for chemotherapy and radiation patients’ recovery following treatment.
Editing Human Blood Vessel Cells with CRISPR
Editing Human Blood Vessel Cells with CRISPR
Jenny Rood | May 5, 2015
Researchers use the genome-editing tool to manipulate cultured human endothelial cells.
Exit Strategy
Exit Strategy
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2013
Scientists come up with a better way to watch cells leave blood vessels.
Sensing a Little Tension
Sensing a Little Tension
Nicholette Zeliadt | Aug 31, 2013
Tools and techniques for measuring forces in living cells
Michael Smith: Biomechanic
Michael Smith: Biomechanic
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2013
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University. Age: 37
Engineered Hearts Beat
Engineered Hearts Beat
Kate Yandell | Aug 15, 2013
Human stem cells take up residence in mouse hearts stripped of their own components, restoring some of the organs’ function.