Examining the autoimmune disease at the molecular level led researchers to a specific molecule that could be contributing to the disease progression in patients.
Basic Science and Laboratory Research
The stable structure of circRNA makes it an ideal candidate for biomarkers because it can be detected in blood or urine, making it potentially useful for cancer diagnosis or prognosis.
A laboratory-created microscopic network of fibers helped researchers understand how white blood cells capture and even kill bacteria, offering insight into the effectiveness of antibiotics in the future.
An enterprising science-based education program enlists clergy to help spread the word about HIV prevention and treatment.
A new and novel outcome measure is being used to determine effectiveness of new scleroderma treatments. Learn how Michigan Medicine is leading the way.
Reactivating genes normally active before birth could prevent the harmful effects of a blood disorder with few treatment options.