Researchers suggest that dietary advice may need to be individually tailored, after finding that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity.
30 March 2014
Researchers hope that new insights into disease-fighting ‘natural killer’ (NK) cells will lead to ways to artifically generate a greater number of the cells to treat leukaemia and other cancers.
24 March 2014
A collaboration between the NIMR and LRI sheds light on a molecular ‘chaperone’ that helps multi-protein machines in cells to form the correct three-dimensional shapes.
20 March 2014
Statins may slow the progression of of multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurological condition for which there are currently no treatments that slow the advanced stage of the disease.
19 March 2014
One of the strategies of the Francis Crick Institute is to collaborate creatively, taking a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach. Some recent work that has been facilitated by the Crick ICT team and the astronomy and physics groups at UCL and Durham Universities shows how this is can work in action.
10 March 2014