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April 6, 2022

How the brain encodes social rank and “winning mindset”

In mice, one area of the brain is constantly tuned in to whether nearby animals are higher or lower in social hierarchy. If you’re reaching for the last piece of pizza at a party and see another hand going for it at the same time, your next move probably depends […]
April 6, 2022

Newly identified neutrophil subset is a promising therapeutic target

Using a protein nanoparticle they designed, scientists at the University of Illinois Chicago have identified two distinct subtypes of neutrophils and found that one of the subtypes can be used as a drug target for inflammatory diseases. Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that help fight infection, clear […]
April 6, 2022

Sugar-coated nanoparticles target macrophages, reverse pulmonary fibrosis

Scientists at the University of Illinois Chicago have developed a treatment for pulmonary fibrosis by using nanoparticles coated in mannose — a type of sugar — to stop a population of lung cells called macrophages that contribute to lung tissue scarring. The cell-targeting method holds promise for preventing this severe […]
April 5, 2022

Effects of Geroprotective Drugs on Skeletal Health are Largely Unknown

The various geroprotective drugs capable of upregulating cellular maintenance processes in order to modestly slowing aging in short-lived laboratory species are a mixed bunch, ranging from the only technically geroprotective, including well characterized, and well used drugs such as aspirin, to drugs with very mixed data for small effects, such […]