p38α is a protein involved in chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer, among other pathological conditions. Published in the journal eLife, the study provides a deeper understanding of the structure of this protein, thereby paving the way for the development of more effective inhibitors.
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Made of Genes, a personal genomics start-up based in Barcelona (Spain) whose beginnings lie in ESADE Business School (both BIB members), has been selected to join the 2nd edition of the Dubai Future Accelerators program, an initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation.
His appointment confirms the centre’s commitment to personalized medicine as an area of future development for supercomputing.
When 18,000 years ago humans entered America through the Bering Strait they found a totally different climate and food. A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS) shows that this migration left traces in the genome of Native Americans, descendants of those early settlers.
May be key in central nervous system diseases such as Alzheimer's
Educational and economic levels of the analyzed countries are highly related to the practice of physical activity of their citizens.
Predictive models of diseases are gaining importance in medicine thanks to their usefulness when customizing treatments. Hence, computational methods based on human biology have become a key factor for the development of customized medicine.
BSC encourages researchers to submit their papers.
An international consortium depicts the genetic and molecular evolution of insectivorous plants
Natural selection favours fragile and unhealthy old age if it is due to mutations that are beneficial during childhood. As of 40-50 years of age, natural selection is blind because we have already passed on our genes, whether beneficial or not, to our descendants.