New philanthropic venture provides free open access software

New Philanthropic Venture Provides Free Open Access Software

New philanthropic venture provides free open access software to help university scientist remain on the cutting edge of research A new 40-million-dollar philanthropic initiative named “Virtual institute for Scientific Software” was created by Eric Schmidt (former Google CEO) and Wendy Schmidt, hoping to bridge the gap between academic institutions and the lack of software needed […]

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle

Using AI to Solve the Misfolded Protein Riddle One of the most daunting challenges in drug discovery is finding drugs for proteins that misfold. The primary drug design objective is for a small drug molecules to be able to enter an active site and block an enzyme’s or ion channel’s normal function, inhibiting its action […]

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells

New Method for Insulin Delivery Using Stem Cells There are many types of diabetes mellitus including juvenile-onset diabetes (type 1), adult-onset diabetes (type 2), and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). The underlying mechanism of all diabetes is dysfunctional or non-existent excretion of insulin from the islet cells of the pancreas or insulin insensitivity at the […]

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States

Takotsubo Syndrome in the United States Valentine’s Day is a holiday empowered by love, romance, wine, and chocolate with the underlying sentiment of celebrating newfound or long-term romantic relationships. According to Greek mythos, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and one head with two faces. Zeus fearing their power split them in […]

Intracellular delivery of protein drugs

Intracellular Delivery of Protein Drugs

Intracellular Delivery of Protein Drugs Intracellular protein delivery is a daunting task that is near impossible due to the size and surface charge of proteins. However, protein macromolecule delivery is used in numerous disease states, such as monoclonal antibody therapeutics for cancer, autoimmune diseases, or asthma as well as the delivery of recombinant insulin to […]