preclinical research

A microscopy image of intestinal crypts in human tissue.
Trust Your Gut: Screening Drugs Using Novel Intestinal Models
The Scientist and Altis Biosystems | Nov 14, 2023 | 4 min read
Discover how cutting-edge nonclinical in vitro models better recapitulate the human gastrointestinal tract.
The image shows a brain section of the mouse amygdala. Using fluorescent markers, the expression of synapses is shown in purple, while neurons are shown as red dots and the microRNA miR-483-5p is shown as green dots.
A Brain MicroRNA Curbs Anxiety
Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD | Aug 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Upregulation of a specific microRNA in the brain lessened anxiety and reduced the expression of stress-related genes in mice.