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cell biology

Cancer and the artillery of physics
Published Spring 2018
Andrew Ewald is at the vanguard of a generation of scientists determined to uncover the complexities of cancer / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cell biology
A scientific first: Artificial hydrogels formed in living cells
Published May 25, 2018
Formation of these difficult-to-study cell structures could advance the understanding of how they contribute to diseases such as ALS
In case of emergency, just add water
Published May 25, 2018
Therapeutics in powder form could change how medicines are stored, transported in adverse conditions / Applied Physics Laboratory
Cell biology
How old are your cells?
Published May 25, 2018
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Cell biology
Wanted: Self-driving cells
Published May 25, 2018
Cellular engineers at Hopkins hope to develop cells that locate and destroy dangerous bacteria in the body
Cell biology
Nerve growth protein also control blood sugar
Published May 25, 2018
Finding could lead to treatments for type-2 diabetes, which affects nearly 1 in 10 Americans
Faculty honors
Geneticist wins Lasker Award
Published May 25, 2018
Gregg Semenza recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in science for his discovery of how cells sense oxygen
Stem cell research
Protein bolsters growth of damaged muscle tissue
Published May 25, 2018
Discovery could contribute to treatments for muscle degeneration caused by aging, diseases such as muscular dystrophy
Cell biology
Hopkins biologist elected to American Philosophical Society
Published May 25, 2018
Allan Spradling's work with fruit flies led to game-changing new concepts in use of stem cells
Cancer Research
Strength in numbers
Published May 25, 2018
Cancer cells tend to travel in clusters to form metastases, study finds / Hopkins Medicine