News tagged with liver diseases

New and improved RNA interference

( -- Researchers use RNA interference to silence multiple genes at once. The advance, which one expert calls a 'substantial breakthrough,' could lead to new treatments for liver diseases.

dateJan 04, 2010 in Medical research
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Liver cells grown from patients' skin cells

Scientists at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have successfully produced liver cells from patients' skin cells opening the possibility of treating a wide range of diseases that affect liver function. The study ...

dateOct 08, 2009 in Medical research
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Mutations in gene linked to ciliopathies

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have discovered a connection between mutations in the INPP5E gene and ciliopathies. Their findings, which ...

dateAug 09, 2009 in Genetics
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