Axons in development
June 5, 2013

U-M researchers have determined how a gene that is known to be defective in Down syndrome is regulated and how its dysregulation may lead to neurological defects, providing insights into potential therapeutic approaches to an aspect of the syndrome.

Drawing of a neuron
June 4, 2013

LSI reseachers have evidence that a single gene controls both halves of nerve cells, and their research demonstrates the need to consider that design in the development of new treatments for regeneration of nerve cells.

PCSK9. Image credit Emw via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)
April 10, 2013

Targeting the transport mechanism for a destructive protein lowers blood cholesterol levels in mice.